Tree 19: Silver Maple

Acer saccharinum (AY-sur  sack-ur-EYE-num)

  • Deciduous with the undersides of leaves silver/white
  • Native to Eastern North America
  • Can reach heights of 49 to 82 feet and sometimes as high as 115 feet tall
  • Bark is vertical fragmented dark gray & peels in long strips
  • Leaves have a deep sinus (area separating the leaf points) between lobes (leaf points)


 Leaf Illustration, Click 'once' to enlarge


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Silver Maple photo

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