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Sugar Maple

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Acer saccharum

Flower Description:

Sugar, or rock maple is a species of maple native to the hardwood forests of Central and Eastern United States.

Season BloomSpring
HabitatGrows in deep, well-drained, acidic to slightly alkaline soil. It prefers moist soil conditions but has moderate drought tolerance.
Leaf DescriptionColorful red and yellow leaves in autumn. Sap used for maple syrup.
Soil Type All Types
Light Source Partial Shade, Sun