Acer saccharinum
Silver Maple
The Winter form of the rapidly growing Silver Maple points out one of its main liabilities: narrow crotch angles at major branch points create weak wood junctures that are subject to windthrow or ice breakage during storms.
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Feature: Whole Plant

Category: Trees

Family: Aceraceae
Genus: Acer
Specific Epithet: saccharinum
Species: Acer saccharinum

Alternate Common: Soft Maple


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