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Trees of Arizona: Acer Negundo, Yucca Brevifolia, Mesquite, Washingtonia Filifera, Single-Leaf Pinyon, Acacia Greggii, Prosopis Velutina

Chapters: Acer Negundo, Yucca Brevifolia, Mesquite, Washingtonia Filifera, Single-Leaf Pinyon, Acacia Greggii, Prosopis Velutina, Hoptree, Dodonaea Viscosa, Colorado Pinyon, Olneya Tesota, Pinus Aristata, Johann's Pinyon, Parkinsonia Aculeata, Chihuahua Pine, Mexican Pinyon, Prosopis Pubescens, Cupressus Arizonica, Juniperus Californica, Juniperus Deppeana, Juniperus Osteosperma, Canotia Holacantha, Parkinsonia Microphylla, Acer Grandidentatum, Erythrina Coralloides, Pinus Engelmannii, Populus Fremontii, Rhus Ovata, Parkinsonia Florida, Arizona Pine, Populus Angustifolia, Quercus Emoryi, Cupressus Glabra. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 128. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Acer negundo is a species of maple native to North America. Box Elder, Boxelder Maple, and Maple Ash are its most common names in the United States. Other variant names -- some of which are regional - include Ash Maple, Ash-leaf Maple, Black Ash, California Boxelder, Cutleaf Maple, Cut-leaved Maple, Negundo Maple, Red River Maple, Stinking Ash, Sugar Ash, Three-leaved Maple, and Western Boxelder. In Canada it is commonly known as Manitoba Maple and occasionally as Elf Maple. In Russia it is called American Maple (Russian: ). Indicative of its familiarity to many people over a large geographic range, A. negundo has numerous common names. The names "Box Elder" and "Boxelder Maple" are based upon the similarity of its whitish wood to that of boxwood and the similarity of its pinnately compound leaves with those of some species of elder. This is the only North American maple with compound leaves. Other common names are based upon this maple's similarity to ash, its preferred environment, its sugary sap, a description of its leaves, its binomial name, and so on. These names include (but are not limited to) Ash-, Cut...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=439026