Silver maple (Acer saccharinum)
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Latin (scientific) name: Acer saccharinum
Common English name: Silver maple
Other names: Soft maple
French name: Érable argenté
Prefers moist and shady conditions in riparian areas.
The appearance of Silver maple is very similar to that of Red maple.
The generic maple species (Acer spp) is Canada’s official arboreal emblem.
4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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