Acer saccharinum
Silver Maple
While the buds and stems of Silver and Red Maple may be easily confused, Silver Maple is often slightly larger with respect to the size of these features, and has more downswept and pendulous branches with age, especially in the lowermost portions of the canopy.
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Feature: Twigs

Category: Trees

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

Alternate Common: Soft Maple


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