DIVERSITY OF LIFE TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Acer rubrumL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted no accepted
Red Maple, Swamp Maple

Aceraceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Swamps and damp hillsides, in sandy, gravelly, mucky, or even boggy, neutral or acid soil, occasionally on the floating moors of peat bogs, rarely on calcareous gravels or clays ; common. Apr. E. Que. and Me. to Man., southw. to Fla., Tex., and Kans., including the Coastal Plain.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Acer rubrum (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, Cornell University, NY State College of Agriculture, test garden, Tree 35 feet high, 4 May 1942, Asai (BH 67542);
 Ithaca, Cornell University, Cornell Plantations (H51), full sun, flat., Singe trunked tree 22 ft. tall, spread 18 in, dbh 4.5 in. Bark grey. Leaves medium green., 4 Jun 2007, Blohm & Conolly (BH 42154);
 Ithaca, Cornell University, Arboretum, Lowlands, Southwest (H50), full sun, flat, next to pond, Single trunked tree, 21 ft. tall, spread 18 ft. Bark grey, smooth. Leaves green., 4 Jun 2007, Blohm & Conolly 94-069*C (BH 42158);
 Ithaca, Cornell University, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, Southwest (H51), full sun, flat, Single-trunked tree 30 ft. tall, spread 12 ft., dbh 4 in. Bark light grey, smooth, with lichens, new twig's bark is red. Leaves green, lighter at margins, petioles red., 4 Jun 2007, Brown & Pastorello (BH 42155);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, east Southwest Woods, north of Beaver Water, samaras, 13 May 1999, Dilger WCD1562 (BH 112930);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, Fivewellsania, 20 Oct 1980, Dilger WCD248 (BH 113397);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, Fivewellsania, 7 Apr 1981, Dilger WCD646 (BH 113398);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla Ravine, near South Avenue, clayey slope, woods, 1 Jun 1914, Eames 2789 (BH 1440);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla Ravine, near South Avenue, clayey slope, woods, 1 Jun 1914, Eames 2789 (BH 24206);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, Beebe path, west of Toboggan slide, woods, 26 Apr 1914, Eames 2791 (BH 1436);
 Ithaca, Cornell University Campus, on northeast slope of University Reservoir hill, large tree, 8 Oct 1914, Eames 2792 (BH 1423);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, 2 Oct 1933, Ellis 638 (BH 52126);
 Ithaca, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Newman Meadow, Ritter, M38, flat meadow, shaded by mature forest to the northeast, single trunked tree 12 feet tall, spread 15 feet, dbh 2.5 inches, bark smooth, light brown, 22 Jul 2013, Lesage & Azel 08-223*A (BH 77845);
 Dryden, Freeville, George Junior Republic, west of creek, north of garden, 14 Apr 1946, Loman (BH 9866);
 Dryden, Freeville, George Junior Republic, road to inn, 28 Apr 1946, Loman (BH 9934);
 Freeville, George Junior Republic, Seidel, 5 May 1940, Loman (BH 21138);
 Ithaca, Cornell University Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, Class of 1964 (K51), full sun, flat., Multiple trunked tree, 22 ft. tall, spread 20 ft., dbh 6-8 in. Bark grey. Leaves green, glaucous. Petioles and new twigs reddish., 4 Jun 2007, Mcgonagle & Apfel (BH 42149);
 Ithaca, Cornell University, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, Southwest (H51), full sun, slightly sloped., Single trunked tree 23 ft. tall, spread 24 ft., dbh 12 in. Bark smooth, grey; lichens growing at the base of the trunk. Leaves green above, glaucous below., 4 Jun 2007, Mcgonagle & Apfel 86-160*A (BH 42153);
 Ithaca, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, lowlands, southwest (H51), full sun, flat., Single trunked tree 18 ft. tall, spread 16 ft., dbh 4 in. Bark smooth, grey, with lichen growing on the base of the trunk. Leaves green above, glaucous below. Petioles and new twigs reddish., 4 Jun 2007, Mcgonagle & Apfel (BH 42156);
 Ithaca, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, lowlands, northwest, full sun, flat, next to swale, single-trunked tree, 36 feet tall, spread 20 feet, dbh 7 inches, bark pinkish-grey, smooth, flowers salmon, male; stamens yellow, exserted, 17 Apr 2009, McNaull 88-366A (BH 61144);
 Ithaca, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, lowlands, NW, full sun, flat, Single trunked tree, 16 feet tall, spread 10 feet, dbh 4 inches. Bark smooth, grey. Flowers bright red, female. Samaras starting to form, bright red., 25 Apr 2014, McNaull (BH 105047);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, Cornel Botanic Gardens, Arboretum, Lowlands, northeast, full sun, flat, Multiple trunked tree, 8' tall, spread 5'. Bark smooth, grey; young bark reddish brown. Leaves chartreuse, very bright. Fruits pendulous, on long peduncles, chartreuse., 14 May 2015, McNaull & Nix 10-323A (BH 128909);
 Ithaca, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, NW, edge of woods, top of northeast facing slope, Single trunked tree, 17 ft. tall, spread 12 ft., dbh 6 inches. Bark smooth, grey. Leaves yellow-green, smooth above, pubescent below. Fruits yellow-green, not a heavy fruit set., 14 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129923);
 Ithaca, Cornell Plantations Arboretum, Beech Loop, full sun, flat, Single trunked tree, 14' tall, spread 13', dbh 4''. Bark grey-brown. Leaves green above, glaucous below., 16 Sep 2015, McNaull & Nix 12-182A (BH 128051);
 Ithaca, Cornell University, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, Southwest (H51), full sun, north facing slope., Single trunked tree 24 ft. tall, spread 24 ft., dbh 11 in. Bark with shallow furrows in some spots; lichens prominent. Leaves green, petioles reddish., 4 Jun 2007, Pastorello & Brown (BH 42157);
 without locality, 4 Jun 2007, Warner & Soriano 86-150*A (BH 42152);
 Ithaca, Cornell University, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, Southwest (H51), full sun, flat., Single-trunked tree 17 ft. tall, spread 12 ft., dbh 3 in. Bark smooth, with lichen growing on it. Leaves green above, glaucous below, petioles res., 4 Jun 2007, Warner & Soriano (BH 42151);
 Ithaca, 19 Apr 1891, Wiegand (BH 4474);
 Ithaca, 1 May 1891, anonymous (BH 1445);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, 13 May 1923, Bailey (BH 1447);
 Ithaca, south side of Six Mile Creek ravine, 25 Apr 1935, Clausen & Hunt 1657 (BH 1448);
 Town of Newfield, near headwaters of Fish Kill, in poorly drained soil at edge of artificial pond, tree with gray bark, 1 Jun 1974, Clausen 74-6 (BH 1427);
 Danby, Michigan Hollow, Bald Hill Road, on hillside, common tree on hillside, immature fruit, 22 Apr 1955, DeWolf 1461 (BH 1446);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek, Jul 1875, Dudley 178 (BH 1431);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, Beebe path west of toboggan slide, woods, 1 Jun 1914, Eames 2791 (BH 1437);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, western most tree of two, at northwest corner of tennis courts, behind Van Rensselaer Hall, male individual, 2 May 1944, Eames 21026 (BH 1442);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, easternmost tree of two, at northwest corner of tennis courts, behind Van Rensselaer Hall, male individual, 2 May 1944, Eames 21025 (BH 1444);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, bank of Beebe Lake, west of J. Parson's Club, female flowers, 2 May 1994, Eames 21024 (BH 1429);
 Ithaca, south slope of Fall Creek Ravine, near insectary, open woods, 20 Apr 1914, Eames 2790 (BH 1439);
 Ithaca, south side of Six Mile Creek, dry open woods, 24 Oct 1914, Eames 2795 (BH 1435);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla Ravine, near South Avenue, clayey slope, woods, 26 Apr 1914, Eames 2789 (BH 1424);
 Ithaca, Cornell University Campus, northeast slope of University Reservoir hill, large tree, 26 Apr 1914, Eames 2792 (BH 24205);
 Ithaca, south slope of Fall Creek Ravine, near insectary, open woods, 8 Oct 1914, Eames 2790 (BH 1438);
 Danby, southwest of West Danby, fence row, open hill top, 10 May 1914, Eames & MacDaniels 2793 (BH 1430);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla Ravine, below girls' playground, woods, 24 May 1913, Eames & Randolph 781 (BH 1426);
 Ithaca, woods, 3 Jun 1897, Hastings (BH 1432);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, University farm, woods, Jul 1897, Hastings (BH 1433);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, at northwest corner of tennis courts, behind Van Rensselaer Hall, western most tree of two; seedlings, 2 summers old, Jul 1897, Hastings 21026 (BH 1443);
 Lansing, above and south of McKinneys, shale ledges, edge of gully, 19 May 1914, MacDaniels 2794 (BH 1425);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, at foot of path back of Agricultural heating plant, 20 Apr 1917, MacDaniels 8438 (BH 1434);
 Ithaca, north bank of Six Mile east of new hospital, rather dry soil, 19 Jun 1913, Palmer 780 (BH 1428);
THERE ARE AN ADDITIONAL 5 SPECIMENS AT BH THAT ARE NOT YET FULLY RECORDED

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