Acer saccharum
Sugar Maple
Sugar Maple, noteworthy as a major landscape tree for its heavy Summer shade and brilliant Autumnal colors, is named for the fact that its sap can be collected in late Winter and early Spring and utilized in the production of maple syrup.
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Feature: Whole Plant

Category: Trees

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

Alternate Common: Rock Maple


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