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Sugar Mapple

Acer saccharum

Description:

This is the first choice for making maple syrup as there is more sugar in the sap compared to other species, meaning it will take less sap to produce a gallon of syrup. The sugar maple can tolerate shade better than most large deciduous trees.

Habitat:

Native to: Northeastern and southern United States, and northeastern Canada

Notes:

Other Common Names: Rock maple, hard maple Native to: Northeastern and southern United States, and northeastern Canada USDA Zones: 3 - 8 Height: 50 - 80' tall Fall Color: Yellow, red or orange

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McLean, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Oct 20, 2012
Submitted on Nov 1, 2012

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