An early blooming tree. Not so great photo on my phone.
Acer rubrum. Meadowood Special Recreation Area, Fairfax County, VA 13 Feburary 2013
Red Maple (Acer rubrum) -- Maple,Red_ANP_©DaveSpier_D046422iN -- Allegany State Park, NY, prior to the annual, spring Allegany Nature Pilgrimage
Red Maple (Acer rubrum) photo ref.: Woodfern,Intermediate+RedMaple_ANP_©DaveSpier_D029946iN
A spent male Red Maple flower that caught my eye, on the wooden table where we ate our picnic lunches.
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...