TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Acer nigrumMichx. f.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Black Maple

Aceraceae

This species is sometimes treated as a subspecies or variety of the sugar maple, Acer saccharum.
CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: In more loamy gravels and in bottom lands, usually in richer soil than A. saccharum; frequent. May 12-30. Most abundant in the valley of Cayuga Lake and the stream valleys along its eastern shores; rare elsewhere: near the mouth of Enfield Glen (D. !) and in the alluvium through the glen; Negundo Woods (D.); lower Six Mile Creek; Indian Spring (D.!); Renwick (D. !) ; Fall Creek, n. of Forest Home; around McLean Bogs; near Chicago Bog ; Taughannock Gorge ; common in Salmon Creek valley;Paine Creek, abundant (D. !) ; Big Gully (D). !); and elsewhere. W. Que. and w. N. H. to S. Dak., southw. to Ala., La., and Kans. ; rare or absent on the Coastal Plain. A tree primarily of the rich soils of the Mississippi Valley. A sufficiently distinct species, differing from A. saccharum in many characters.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Acer nigrum (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, south side of Six Mile Creek ravine, roadside, 9 Oct 1933, Clausen 681 (BH 1379);
 Ithaca, Laboratory of Ornithology, 12 Oct , Dilger WCD253 (BH );
 Ithaca, Laboratory of Ornithology, 12 Oct 1969, Dilger WCD252 (BH );
 Ithaca, Lick Brook gorge, north of pipe line, and west to the Lehigh Valley Railroad tracks in the Cayuga Inlet Valley, 29 Sep 2003, Dirig & Cope 7703 (BH 12265);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek gorge, 9 Oct 1933, Ellis 663 (BH 52136);
 Ithaca, Renwick, Cayuga Lake, by the road, 17 May, 23 Jun 1883, anonymous (BH 1389);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, West Hill, 20 Jun 1878, anonymous (BH 1375);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, north of Beebe Lake, flowering collection, 31 May 1876, anonymous (BH 1366);
 Ithaca, East Hill, 31 May 1876, 5 Sep 1886, anonymous 175 (BH 1367);
 Ithaca, Negundo Woods & head of lake & Indian Spring, May 1876, 25 Jun 1883, 31 Oct 1883, anonymous 176 (BH 1390);
 Ithaca, Forest Home, between bridges, creek bank, 23 May 1917, Bechtel 8434 (BH 1373);
 Ithaca, southwest of 1421 Slaterville Road, hedgerow along brook, in fruit, 12 Jun 1953, Clausen 8344 (BH 1392);
 Ithaca, southwest of 1421 Slaterville Road, hedgerow along brook, in flower, 3 May 1953, Clausen 8344 (BH 1391);
 Ithaca, corner of Buffalo and Eddy Streets, 27 Aug 1904, Coit (BH 1360);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ulysses, Taughannock Gorge, 27 Aug 1904, Coit & Curtis (BH 1342);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, Buffalo Street, 5 May 1905, Curtis (BH 1361);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, above Forest Home, 18 Jul 1914, Eames 2786 (BH 1374);
 Ithaca, above Forest Home, rocky bank, 10 Oct 1914, Eames 2782 (BH 1359);
 Ithaca, Enfield Ravine, near lower end, 11 Jul 1914, Eames 2783 (BH 1364);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, along Inlet road, 17 May 1914, Eames 2780 (BH 12264);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, above Forest Home, Fall Creek Ravine, bank of creek, 18 Jul 1914, Eames 2786 (BH 12275);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, Forest Home, low woods along creek, very nice foliage and fruits, 25 Jun 1917, Eames 8435 (BH 1372);
 Ithaca, west side of Delaware Lackawanna & Western Railroad, 3 May 1914, Eames 2778 (BH 1368);
 Ithaca, University Avenue, near Chi Psi House, 5 Aug 1937, Eames 19750 (BH 1362);
 Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, 5 Aug 1937, Eames 19751 (BH 1370);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, edge of gully above creek, north side, 7 May 1914, Eames 2779 (BH 1378);
 Ithaca, Forest Home, Kline Road, south of head house of Golf Club, 8 May 1944, Eames 21027 (BH 1358);
 Ithaca, Enfield Ravine, near entrance, edge of woods, 24 May 1914, Eames & MacDaniels 2783 (BH 1386);
 Ithaca, above Forest Home, bank, 18 Jul 1914, Eames & Randolph 2781 (BH 1376);
 Lansing, Salmon Creek north of Ludlowville, 26 Jun 1918, Eames & Wiegand 10252 (BH 1383);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, 12 May 1871, Jordan (BH 1377);
 Ithaca, Cornell Farm, 23 Jun 1883, Kilborne (BH 1365);
 Ithaca, along Fall Creek, 16 May, 22 Jun 1920, Muenscher & Bechtel 270 (BH 1380);
 Ithaca, below Baker Dormitory, on Stewart Avenue, 18 May 1942, Palmatier (BH 1363);
 Ithaca, 405 North Geneva Street, growing in crumbling cement between two buildings, 24 Sep 1998, Podaras (BH 1382);
 Ithaca, north of Old Buttermilk Ravine, wooded slope, 5 May 1934, Quimby & Shafer 1151 (BH 12266);
 Ithaca, Renwick, 20 May 1893, Rowlee (BH 1388);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, May, Jul 1882, Rowlee (BH 1381);
 Village of Groton, lawn near house, 12 Jun 1974, Wesley FRW1241 (BH 1393);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Groton village, parking lot behind temporary Tompkins-Cortland Community College building, hedge along parking lot, 28 Jun 1972, Wesley FRW1395 (BH 1384);
 Groton, old Tompkins-Cortland Community College campus, in hedgerow along parking lot, 5 May 1974, Wesley FRW543 (BH 1371);
 Ithaca, Renwick, 1 May 1893, Wiegand (BH 1387);
 Ithaca, Enfield Ravine, roadside, 31 Aug 1914, Wiegand 2787 (BH 1385);
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