Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02831 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Acer platanoides L.
Common name   Norway maple
D. Carter   s.n.  
Coll. Date 23 April 1998 
United States
Utah County
Locality Utah Valley State College campus, S side by Administration Building.
Habitat Notes cultivated. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 16'  56" N, 111° 41'  31" W
Township Range T6S, R2E, Sec. 23  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Acer platanoides L.

     Acer platanoides var. schwedleri Nichols.

Common Name(s): Norway maple.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=28755, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Aceraceae
                                    Genus: Acer
                                        Species: Acer platanoides


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02831s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02688s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05007s2.jpg 
specimen image: 16340s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15223 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.3 mi. SE
02600 Ambrosia artemisiifolia      "annual ragweed" 1 mi. E
02619 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1 mi. E
02625 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" 1 mi. E
02601 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  1 mi. E
02602 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  1 mi. E
02576 Corylus americana      "American hazelnut" 1 mi. E
02854 Diplotaxis muralis      "annual wall rocket" 1 mi. E
02606 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" 1 mi. E
02612 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" 1 mi. E
02594 Eupatorium maculatum  var. bruneri   "spotted joe pye weed" 1 mi. E
02937 Haplopappus racemosus      "clustered goldenweed" 2 mi. S
02610 Helianthus annuus  subsp. lenticularis   "common sunflower" 1 mi. E
10175 Holosteum umbellatum  var. umbellatum  1 mi. E
02621 Hordeum jubatum  subsp. intermedium   "intermediate foxtail" 1 mi. E
02613 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 1 mi. E
02605 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 1 mi. E
02599 Mentha citrata     1 mi. E
02608 Nepeta cataria      "catnip" 1 mi. E
02626 Onopordum acanthium      "Scotch thistle" 1 mi. E
02615 Plantago major      "common plantain" 1 mi. E
02603 Polygonum persicaria      "spotted ladysthumb" 1 mi. E
02598 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 1 mi. E
15369 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 2.4 mi. SW
02627 Rumex patientia      "patience dock" 1 mi. E
02616 Scirpus americanus     1 mi. E
02609 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 1 mi. E
04733 Solanum sarrachoides     1 mi. E
02596 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" 1 mi. E
02617 Sonchus asper      "spiny sowthistle" 1 mi. E
02614 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1 mi. E
02165 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 2 mi. S
02597 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1 mi. E
02611 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" 1 mi. E
02607 Typha latifolia      "broad-leaf cattail" 1 mi. E
02604 Urtica dioica  var. occidentalis  1 mi. E
02593 Verbascum thapsus      "common mullein" 1 mi. E
02624 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1 mi. E
02595 Xanthium strumarium  var. canadense   "Canada cocklebur" 1 mi. E


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lincoln High School (School) Utah County, UT 1270 ft. E 4761  Orem 
Lincoln (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1529 ft. SW 4744  Orem 
Spencer School (School) Utah County, UT 1352 ft. E 4757  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2057 ft. S 4748  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1955 ft. E 4761  Orem 
Curtis (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2679 ft. S 4744  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2281 ft. NE 4771  Orem 
Scera Park School (School) Utah County, UT 2538 ft. NE 4767  Orem 
Westmore School (School) Utah County, UT 2548 ft. SW 4734  Orem 
Snow (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2889 ft. N 4764  Orem 
Parkway Center (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. S 4744  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N 4757  Orem 
Lakeridge Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W 4718  Orem 
Evangelical Free Church (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4784  Orem 
University Mall (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 4754  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 4748  Orem 
Orem High School (School) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 4787  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 4787  Orem 
Mountain Shadows Shopping Center (Locale) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 4774  Orem 
Orem (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 4774  Orem 


Taxon Links for species Acer platanoides  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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