(First upload on May 31 2015. Last on February 7 2018) [ 日本語 | English ]

Acer rubrum L.

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Acer L. (カエデ)
Amerikahananoki (アメリカハナノキ, 亜米利加花木), red maple, swamp maple, water maple or soft maple
Benikaede (ベニカエデ, 紅楓), Akakaede (アカカエデ, 赤楓), Ruburumkaede (ルブルムカエデ)
Lifeform: deciduous tree
Distribution: eastern America
Habitat: broad niche
Use: garden and park tree
var. drummondii (Hook. et Arn. ex Nutt.) Sarg., Drummond maple: southeast America
var. rubrum, red maple
var. trilobum Torr. et A. Gray ex K. Koch, red maple Many cultivars, represented by Red Sunset and October Glory

Acer rubrum in the Nortehrn Hemisphere

Acer1 Acer2 Acer3
Acer4 Acer5 Acer6
[1, 5/6] a tree transplanted on September 22 1976 near the main gate of Hokkaido University. [1] on May 22 2015 (bark, 樹皮). [2/3] faced to Ontario Lake, Canada, on September 23 2014. [4] at an arboretum garden in Tomakomai Experimental Forest, HU, on September 14 2017. [5/6] on September 8 2018.