Small tree approx. 12 feet tall. Numerous slender trunks. Leaves not fully developed. Fruit a paired samaroid schizocarp.
1st flowers of season
Near bench and playground and black fence
25 foot tall tree. Small red flowers with immature samaras within. Only female flowers visible. Opposite orientation of leaf scars.
Acer rubrum (Red Maple, also known as Swamp, Water or Soft Maple), is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees of eastern North America. The U.S. Forest service recognizes it as the most common variety of tree in America. The red maple ranges from the Lake of the Woods on the border between Ontario and Minnesota, east to Newfoundland, south to near Miami, Florida, and southwest to east Texas. Many of its features, especially...