Boxelder
Acer negundo
Aceraceae


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Description:
Height:
Typically 30-50 feet in height with a 25-40 feet spread; to 74 feet in Florida. Taller than broad.
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Range:
Widespread in North America south to Brevard, Osceola, and Hillsborough counties; Mexico.
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Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
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Comments:
We are currently adding data for this species for central and northern Florida. If you would like to contribute information or images, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.


Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton