Tree #20: Red Maple

Acer rubrum (ay-sur  ROO-brum)

  • Native to low wet areas of North America
  • Average height 40 to 70 feet and width 30 to 50 feet
  • Showy red flowers like small explosions of color all over branches with red twigs, small branches and buds in the spring
  • Leaves have 3 to 5 lobes, sharply toothed, pointed tips, green on top, pale beneath

Leaf Illustration, Click 'once' to enlarge



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Red Maple photo

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