Acer saccharinum
Silver Maple
Inflorescences of Silver Maple appear very similar to those of Red Maple and occur at about the same time in early Spring; in fact, these two species naturally cross-hybridize, and Freeman Maples are the commercial results of human cross-breeding of Silver and Red Maples.
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Feature: Flowers

Category: Trees

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

Alternate Common: Soft Maple


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