acer negundo

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Related to acer negundo: Ashleaf Maple
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box elder

box elder

30-60 ft (10-20m) tree with smooth green twigs and leaves that resemble poison ivy, but leaves are opposite each other, not alternating. Has maple-tree-type winged seed keys but thinner and longer than maple. Keys can be eaten. Sap boiled down for sugar. Very popular source of sugar. The inner bark can be eaten raw, boiled, roasted or dried and pounded into a powder with fiber sifted out. Tea made from inner bark can induce vomiting. Young leaves are edible and somewhat sweet, but have little nutrition.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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705 16,17 3,19 Parapiptadenia rigida (Benth.) Brenan 194 4.45 1,28 Handroanthus chrysotrichus (Mart, ex ADC.) 423 9,70 2,55 Mattos Handroanthus albus (Cham.) Mattos 272 6,24 2,98 Acer negundo L.
Floodplain woodland.--The most abundant tree species throughout this woodland was Acer negundo. Other common species included Acer saccharinum, Aesculus glabra, Juglans nigra, Platanus occidentalis, and Populus deltoides.
Acer negundo is an early successional species that does not tolerate severe floods.
Didziausia vidutine laju defoliacija budinga paprastiesiems kaStonams (Aesculus hippocastanum L.)--45,3 [+ or -] 2,5 %, maZalapems liepoms - 29,3 [+ or -] 3,9 % ir uosialapiams klevams (Acer negundo L.) - 28,2 [+ or -] 3,1 %.
The most abundant species was Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) at 17.5% followed by Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) at 8.8%, White Ash (Fraxinus americana) at 8.2% most of which are dead due to Emerald Ash Borer, Boxelder (Acer negundo) at 8.1%, Hop-hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana) at 5.4%, Red Oak (Quercus rubra) at 5.3% and Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) at 4.8%.
(2) Cottonwood -- Populus deltoides Cornelian cherry dogwood -- Cornus mas Corkscrew willow -- Salix matsudana Red chokeberry -- Aronia arbutifolia Bradford pear - Pyrus calleryana Boxelder - Acer negundo River birch - Betula nigra Green ash - Fraxinus pennsylvanica (4) White ash - Fraxinus Americana (4) Aristocrat pear - Pyrus calleryana Apple -- Malus spp.
In the understory, common trees include hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), box elder (Acer negundo), Eve's necklace (Sophora affinis) and bois d'arc (Maclura pomifera).
The disturbed flood plain plot (Plot 11) was dominated by Gleditsia triacanthos L., Acer negundo L.
Mature forests (Prunus serotina and Quercus spp.) and second growth woodlands (Acer negundo, Crataegus mollis, Populus deltoides and Ulmus americana) also occur throughout.
Other commercially significant species included in the soft maple category are Acer saccharinum (silver maple), Acer negundo, (Manitoba maple) and Acer macrophyllum (Oregon maple, Pacific maple and big leaf maple).