Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Soapberry Family)

The Sapindaceae are mostly tropical shrubs or trees. Previously, Sapindus was the only genus represented in the Gila National Forest. However, the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II has regrouped the Aceraceae into this Family.

Acer glabrum (Rocky Mountain Maple)
Acer grandidentatum (Bigtooth Maple)
Acer negundo (Box Elder)
Sapindus drummondii (Soapberry)

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