TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Acer saccharumMarsh.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Black Maple, Canyon Maple, Hard Maple, Sugar Maple

Aceraceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Upland woods, in gravelly, mostly calcareous, soils ; common. May 12-30. Rare in the lighter chestnut acid soils of the hills w., s., and s. e. of Ithaca; in- frequent along the cliffs of Cayuga Lake, but common and a characteristic forest tree in the McLean region; locally abundant wherever the soil is suitable. Newf. to Man., southw. to Fla. and Tex. ; rare or absent on the Coastal Plain.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Acer saccharum (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, 25 May & 25 Jul 1880, anonymous (BH 7067);
 McLean, Lane near farmhouse, 10 Aug, Allen (BH 67152);
 Dryden, Ringwood Preserve, on Ringwood Road, forest, steep sides of kettle hole, with standing water in bottom after rain, 1 Nov 1998, Borgardt 1102 (BH 7068);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, Fivewellsania, 23 Oct 1980, Dilger WCD249 (BH 113399);
 Ithaca, Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Newman Meadow, Ritter, L37, full sun, north facing slope, single trunked tree 15 feet tall, spread 4 feet, dbh 2 inches, bark smooth, leaves opposite, 22 Jul 2013, Doherty & Partridge 09-308*B (BH 77842);
 Ithaca Flats, 23 Aug 1881, Howland (BH 1369);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Gorge, 26 Jun 1920, Bailey (BH 12268);
 Ithaca, street, tree, 9 & 30 May 1920, Bailey (BH 12267);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, south slope, full sun, north facing slope, Single trunked tree, 25 ft. tall, spread 16 ft. Bark smooth, grey. Leaves green above, paler below., 10 Jun 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129922);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, South slope, full sun, north facng slope, 10 Jun 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129921);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, south, full sun, north facing slope, Single trunked tree, 28 ft. tall, spread 19 ft. Bark smooth, grey. Leaves green above, paler below., 10 Jun 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129919);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, South slope, Full sun, north facing slope, Single trunked tree, 13 ft. tall, 6 ft. spread. Bark smooth, pinkish-grey. Leaves green above, paler below; petioles bright red., 10 Jun 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129918);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, south slope, Full sun, north facing slope, Single trunked tree, 8.5 ft. tall, spread 2 ft. Leaves green above, paler below; new leaves red., 10 Jun 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129917);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, south, Full sun, north facing slope, Single trunked tree, 23 ft. tall, spread 16 ft., dbh 7 inches. Bark smooth, grey. Leaves green above, paler below., 10 Jun 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129916);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, south, North facing slope, full sun, Single trunked tree, 20 ft. tall, spread 17 ft. Bark smooth, grey. Leaves green above, paler below., 10 Jun 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129915);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, SW, full sin, flat area at bottom of hill, single trunked tree, 11 ft. tall, spread 5.5 ft., dbh 1.5 inches. Bark smooth, grey. Leaves yellow-green, pubescent on veins below., 14 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129924);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, Baird, full sun, slight north facing slope, Multiple trunked tree, 8.5 ft. tall, spread 8.5 ft. Leaves medium green above, paler below. Extremely dense, globose habit., 27 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129920);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, South slope, North facing slope, full sun, Single trunked tree, 13 ft. tall, spread 11 ft. Bark smooth, pinkish grey. Leaves medium green above, glaucous below., 27 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129914);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, South Slope, North facing slope, full sun, Single trunked tree, 12 ft. tall, 6 ft. spread. Bark smooth, pinkish-grey. Leaves medium green above, paler and slightly tomentose below., 27 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129913);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, Baird, Full sun, slight north facing slope, Single trunked tree, 11 ft. tall, spread 7 ft. Bark smooth, pink with dark bands. Leaves dark green above, paler below, petioles reddish above., 27 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129912);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, Baird, full sun, base of north facing slope, Single trunked tree, 17 ft. tall, spread 6.5 ft., dbh 2.5 inches. Bark smooth. Leaves green, darker above than below., 27 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129911);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, Baird, North facing slope, full sun, Single trunked tree, 16 ft. tall, 8 ft. spread. Bark Smooth, pinkish-grey. Leaves dark green above, paler below., 27 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129910);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, South slope, North facing slope, full sun, Single trunked tree, 23 ft. tall, spread 11 ft., dbh 4 inches. Bark smooth, pinkish-grey. Leaves deeply cut, yellow green above, glaucous below. Most of the tree has deeply cut leaves, but those below the graft (at 4 ft.) are normal A. saccharum shape., 27 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129907);
 Cornell Plantations, Arboretum, Lowlands, SW, full sun, flat area at bottom of hill, Single trunked tree, 11 ft. tall, spread 5.5 ft. Bark smooth, grey. Leaves green, darker above than below, red new growth. Petioles red above., 27 May 2015, McNaull & Nix (BH 129925);
 Six Mile Creek, 27 Apr 1886, Moore (BH 12269);
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