Acer saccharum var. saccharum
Family: Sapindaceae
hard maple,  more...
[Acer nigrum var. glaucum F.Michx.,  more]
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Keir Morse  
Etymology: Acer: the classical Latin name for the maple
Plants: perennial tree usually 40'-60' tall and 1'-2' in diameter; watery juice; bark grayish to dark brown with loose plates making vertical ridges and grooves
Leaves: opposite, about as long as wide, mostly hairless below but paler green; undivided but with usually 5 lobes, indentations (sinuses) between main lobes rounded; edges and tip usually flat
Flowers: yellowish, blooming April-June when first leaves on drooping, hairy stalk in clusters (umbels) either terminal or from uppermost buds
Fruits: smooth; seed sections at right angles; wings curving forward fruit drawing,
Habitat: mostly dry, rich woods usually in limy soil
Conservation Status: Native
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Janice Stiefel  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Paul Drobot  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Paul Drobot  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Know Your Trees  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Paul Drobot  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Robert R. Kowal  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Paul Drobot  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Paul Drobot  
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
Acer saccharum var. saccharum image
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