Growing in empty urban woods lot near College Corner Apartments. State Street. Jonesboro, Ar.
Common name: Red Maple
Binomial name: Acer rubrum L.
(Rhoads and Block)
Habitat: This species can be found in a vast array of different habitats. Acer rubrum can be found in woodland areas and even marsh-like areas.
Physiographic region: Deep Valley Region
Acer rubrum L.-Scientific Name
Red Maple-Common Name
Date Photographed-Nov.30th, 2016
Red maple (Acer rubrum) are a common tree. They can be distinguished from other maples by their reddish buds and twigs, relatively shallow lobes on the leaves, and smooth grey bark on younger areas and darker broken bark on older parts.
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...