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Acer rubrum L.
Red maple

Acer rubrum
Copyright by: George D. Gann

Family: Aceraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Widespread in eastern and central North America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood website for more information and images. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Acer rubrum available from :

Acer rubrum has been found in the following 60 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Arch Creek Addition Present Native, Cultivated Only
Arch Creek Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Barley Barber Swamp Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Coconut Creek Natural Area Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Cypress Knee Slough Preserve Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Highland Oaks Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native, Cultivated Only
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee River-Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native, Cultivated Only
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okeeheelee Park Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Prospect Road Natural Area Present Native
Rotenberger Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Secret Woods Buffer and Nature Center Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tall Cypress Natural Area Present Native
Tilton Present Native
Tradewinds Regional Park Present Native
Tree Tops Park Present Native
Woodmont Natural Area Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Not Native, Naturalized

Acer rubrum has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Martin County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Acer rubrum has been found in the following 16 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Baygall
Bayhead
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Floodplain Forest
Floodplain Marsh
Floodplain Swamp
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
Hydric Hammock
Mesic Hammock
Slough
Strand Swamp
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Acer rubrum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Acer rubrum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton