Chalk maple (Acer leucoderme)
- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acer leucoderme
- PLANT TYPE: Tree
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: (AY-ser loo-koh-DER-mee)
- TAGS: Plant Tags: good fall color and specimen tree. Plant Types: Tree.
Sun to shade; moist to moderately dry well-drained soil; shallowly rooted; acid to slightly alkaline soil. Easy to recognize in winter because many leaves remain on the tree. Other Common Names: Whitebark maple Other Scientific Names: Acer saccharum, Saccharodendron leucoderme