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Recent observations

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What

Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

hammett2

Date

October 27, 2014

Description

Large, often multi-stemmed, to 35m tall; young bark green and smooth, older bark grey-brown, ridged, and often covered with mosses, lichens, and ferns. Opposite, deciduous, 5-lobed maple leaves, 15-30 cm across, dark green above, paler below, turning yellow in the autumn; leaf stalk exudes milky juice when cut.

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What

chalk maple Acer leucoderme

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

October 31, 2014 05:10 PM EDT

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Observer

ericacronin13

Date

October 30, 2014 12:12 PM PDT

Description

Small tree with small lobed leaves. Leaves multicolored due to seasonal change. Lobes palmately lobed and serrated edges.

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What

Red Maple Acer rubrum

Date

October 30, 2014

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What

vine maple Acer circinatum

Observer

ivyilkay

Date

October 30, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Description

7-9 lobed leaves
Winged fruits 2-4 cm long
Reddish brown
Winged fruits occur in a straight line rather than the V shape of Douglas maples

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Observer

angelmachine

Date

October 15, 2014

Description

State - Tennessee
County - Rutherford
Identification - Acer saccharinum
Location - Greenway beside Lytle Creek, near railway crossing and railway station on W Main St, on dead-end bridge
Description - simple palmate leaves, coarsely toothed with deep sinuses, silver-white underside
Associated species - Toxicodendron radicans, Acer negundo, Morus rubra, Catalpa bignonioides
Date - 15 October 2014
Collector - Lauren S Hanberry
Collection number - 13

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Observer

angelmachine

Date

October 15, 2014

Description

State - Tennessee
County - Rutherford
Identification - Acer negundo
Location - Along Greenway bordering Lytle Creek, near the bridge of NW Broad
Description - light green pinnately compound leaves with three coarsely toothed leaflets, many samara, grayish bark
Associated species - Catalpa bignonioides, Toxicodendron radicans, Cornus florida
Date - 15 October 2014
Collector - Lauren S Hanberry
Collection number - 12

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What

Sugar Maple Acer saccharum

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 29, 2014 05:17 PM NZDT

Description

My wife saw bellbirds feeding in this tree a few weeks ago when it was flowering.

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What

Sugar Maple Acer saccharum

Observer

clefrancois

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

I found this Sugar Maple trees (Acer saccharum) on Radford University's campus. The picture was taken right after the tree's leaves started to change color.

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What

Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

October 29, 2014 11:30 AM PDT

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What

Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

danielleflock

Date

October 29, 2014 08:12 PM PDT

Description

Large, often multi-stemmed, to 35 meters tall; young bark green and smooth, older bark grey-brown, ridged, and often covered with mosses, lichens and ferns.

Leaves: Opposite, deciduous, 5-lobed maple leaves, 15-30 cm across, dark green above, paler below, turning yellow in the autumn; leaf stalk exudes milky juice when cut.

Flowers: Greenish-yellow, about 3 mm across; numerous on short stalks in hanging cylindrical cluster; appear with or before the leaves.

Fruits: Golden-brown, paired winged seeds ('samaras'), 3-6 cm long; wings spread in a V-shape.

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What

vine maple Acer circinatum

Observer

danielleflock

Date

October 29, 2014 05:50 PM PDT

Description

Shrub or scraggly small tree to 7 meters tall, the sprawling branches often rooting and forming new 'colonies'; stems pale green, becoming dull brown with age.

Maple leaves, opposite, deciduous, round, 5-12 cm across, 7-9 lobed, toothed, hairy on the lower surface, at least along the veins; becoming either golden (in the shade) or bright red (in full sun) in the autumn.

Flowers: White, 6-9 mm broad; in clusters at the end of shoots.

Fruits: Winged fruits 2-4 cm long; green becoming reddish or brown in widely spreading (almost straight line) pairs.

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Description from Wikipedia

Acer /ˈeɪsər/ is a genus of trees or shrubs commonly known as maple.

No range data available.