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Acer grandidentatum Nutt.
bigtooth maple

General Information
Symbol: ACGR3
Group: Dicot
Family: Aceraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, CA, Sacramento, Goethe Arboretum. June 3, 2003. Usage Requirements.

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, AZ, Mount Union. Usage Requirements.

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements.

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements.

©Rebecca Weller. TreesForMe. United States, TX, Dallas Co., Benny J. Simpson Native Gardens. March 3, 2012. Usage Requirements.

©Rebecca Weller. TreesForMe. United States, TX, Travis Co., Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center. June 15, 2012. Usage Requirements.




Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Sapindales
Family Aceraceae – Maple family
Genus Acer L. – maple
Species Acer grandidentatum Nutt. – bigtooth maple

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Acer grandidentatum. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles.

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West FACU
Great Plains FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover