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 Flora :: Trees :. Maple Trees

Maple, common name for a small family of trees from the Genus Acer, are widespread in the temperate areas of the northern hemisphere. Maple trees are recognized by there opposite leaves and small, radially symmetrical flowers in loose clusters. The flowers often lack petals.




Maples are widely grown as ornamentals and street trees for their foliage and autumn colors. The species most commonly grown are medium to large deciduous trees with lobed "maple-shaped" leaves, such as the one depicted on the Canadian flag.                                           




Types of Maple Trees

Amur Maple

Autumn Blaze Red Maple

Autumn Flame Red Maple

Box elder

October Glory Red Maple

Red Sunset Red Maple

Redspire Flowering Pear

Silver Maple

Sugar Maple


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