Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Mountain Maple

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Acer spicatum

Flower Description:

Flowers are small and range from yellow-green-brown.

FamilyMaple
Season BloomMay-Jun
HabitatGrows in sun and partial shade and can form thickets. Grows in moist areas and is useful for controlling streambank erosion.
CyclePerennial Woody
Height20-35'
Leaf DescriptionLeaves simple alternate and maple leaf shaped. The dark, yellow-green foliage turns a mottled-orange to bright red in fall.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade
LocationWoodland