Other common names:
Hard Maple, Rock Maple|
Érable ŕ sucre
Soapberry Family (Sapindaceae), (Maple Family (Aceraceae))
Black Maple (Acer nigrum) - droopy leaves.
Norway Maple (Acer platanoides) - leaf stalks exude milky sap when broken.
Red Maple (Acer rubrum) - leaves are more toothed.
Opposite/Whorled, Simple, Toothed
Forests, Fields and Open Areas; Forests, open areas.
Sap is edible.
Trees in Canada: 134
These are the famous "maple syrup" trees. A Sugar Maple leaf graces the Canadian flag.
Thanksgiving: Sugar Maples, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
Shades of Maple: Tree Identification Guide, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
Shades of Maple: Identification by Bud, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
Shades of Maple: The Flowers, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
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