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Box elder (Acer negundo)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment

Scientific name:Acer negundo L.

Common Name:

Box elder


Not declared noxious in Victoria.


Native to North America,
A. negundo occurs in lowland forest, wet hard wood forest, flood plain forest and riparian areas including ephemeral streams in montane areas and the borders of swamps (Dineva 2005; Gabbe et al 2002; Kolb, Hart & Amundson 1997; Sargent 1949). Outside of its native range it is reported to invade damp to wet sclerophyll forest, sheltered forests and riparian vegetation (Carr, Yugovic & Robinson 1992; Muyt 2001).
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