Acer saccharum ssp. leucoderme - UWBG Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle, accession 1944, October 2005. Native to the USA: North Carolina south to Florida and west to Oklahoma and Texas. "It differs from its allies mainly by the peculiar velvety down on the undersides of the leaf. Often the leaves are markedly wavy, which is almost never the case in subspecies saccharum." Van Gelderen, et al., 1994. Maples of the World.