Amur Maple

Acer ginnala

Native to northeastern Asia but cultivated for its aesthetic value in North America, this maple can grow to be 8 m tall. It has large 3-lobed leaves and produces fragrant yellow-white flowers in mid-spring. This maple is valued in Japan for its use in bonsai.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental, escaping occasionally into woodlands, old fields, pastures, and disturbed areas.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous shrub or small tree, growing 4.5-8 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Mid-spring.
Longevity:
Moderate.
Presence in US:
CT IA IL KY MA ME MI MN ND NH NY OH PA VT WI
Presence in Canada:
MB NB ON QC SK