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Mountain Maple

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Acer spicatum

Flower Description:

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

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
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