Acer saccharinum
Silver Maple
These immature fruits of Silver Maple still demostrate the size of the individual samaras that drop to the ground in a "propeller" or "helicoptor" fashion in early Spring, littering the ground with large seeds that may quickly germinate and become seedlings in the lawn.
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Feature: Fruits

Category: Trees

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

Alternate Common: Soft Maple


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