ROCKY MOUNTAIN MAPLE suitable for counties:
CALIFORNIA: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Humboldt, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, San Benito, San Bernardino, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yuba
COLORADO: Alamosa, Archuleta, Boulder, Chaffee, Clear Creek, Costilla, Custer, Delta, Denver, Eagle, El Paso, Garfield, Gilpin, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jefferson, La Plata, Larimer, Las Animas, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Park, Pitkin, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Routt, Saguache, San Juan, San Miguel, Summit, Teller
IDAHO: Ada, Adams, Bannock, Bear Lake, Benewah, Boise, Bonner, Bonneville, Boundary, Butte, Cassia, Clark, Clearwater, Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Gem, Idaho, Jefferson, Kootenai, Latah, Lemhi, Madison, Nez Perce, Oneida, Owyhee, Shoshone, Teton, Valley, Washington
MONTANA: Beaverhead, Big Horn, Broadwater, Carbon, Cascade, Deer Lodge, Fergus, Flathead, Gallatin, Glacier, Granite, Judith Basin, Lake, Lewis and Clark, Lincoln, Madison, Meagher, Missoula, Park, Petroleum, Ravalli, Sanders, Stillwater, Yellowstone
NEW MEXICO: Bernalillo, Catron, Cibola, Colfax, Eddy, Grant, Lincoln, Los Alamos, McKinley, Otero, Rio Arriba, San Juan, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Taos, Torrance, Union, Valencia
NEVADA: Carson City, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye, Pershing, Washoe, White Pine
OREGON: Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Coos, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Grant, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lane, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco
SOUTH DAKOTA: All counties
UTAH: Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Morgan, Piute, Rich, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber
WASHINGTON: Asotin, Chelan, Clallam, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Garfield, Jefferson, King, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Yakima
WYOMING: Albany, Big Horn, Carbon, Converse, Fremont, Hot Springs, Johnson, Laramie, Lincoln, Natrona, Park, Platte, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton, Washakie
ALASKA: All counties
ARIZONA: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Graham, Navajo, Pima

Rocky mountain maple belongs to family of aceraceae plants, its species name is glabrum. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Rocky mountain maple has green foliage and bears green colored flowers. Rocky mountain maple booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form with multiple stems. Rocky mountain maple is a fast growing plant, a mature Rocky mountain maple can grow up to 30 feet. This plant is some what tolerant to draught conditions. Other varieties of this plant are Rocky Mountain mapleRocky Mountain maple,,Douglas mapleDouglas maple,,Rocky Mountain mapleRocky Mountain maple,,Greene's mapleGreene's maple,,New Mexico mapleNew Mexico maple, and Torrey maple

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Green
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 30
Drought Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 180
Temperature, Minimum (Ā°F) : -43 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring


Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 13663
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Moderate


Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Medium
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No


Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Green
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 15
Height, Mature (feet) : 30 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : Low
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Medium Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 180
Hedge Tolerance : Medium Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 5.8 pH (Maximum) : 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1200
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 24 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (Ā°F) : -43



Rocky Mountain maple
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, NV.
Rocky Mountain maple
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 497. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.


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