Sugar maple

Acer saccharum

  • Sugar maple
  • Sugar maple
  • Sugar maple
  • Sugar maple
  • Sugar maple
  • Sugar maple
  • Sugar maple
  • Sugar maple
  • Flower name
    Sugar maple
  • Scientific name
    Acer saccharum
  • Alias楓, Aceraceae, Maple, Maple tree, Sugar maple, 砂糖楓
  • Place of originNorth America
  • Place of floweringPark
  • Flowering seasonApril, May
  • Language of flowersreserve

What is Sugar maple

Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) is a deciduous broad-leaved tree of the family Aceraceae, native to North America. It grows 20 to 40 meters tall and is planted in Canada mainly to extract maple syrup from its sap. It is also used as a roadside tree and a park tree because of its beautiful red (yellow) leaves in autumn. Its red leaves are the motif of the Canadian flag.

Common name: Sugar maple, scientific name: Acer saccharum, alias: Maple tree, Sugar maple, life form: deciduous tree, Tree height: 20-40 m, Bark color: dark gray, Leaf shape: Canadian flag (3-5 lobed, palmate), Leaf length: large (7-15 cm), Leaf color: green to red/yellow (November), Orifice: opposite, Leaf margin: serrate, Flower color: yellow-green, Flowering season: April-May, Fruit type: capsular, fruiting: November, Inflorescence shape: clustered conical, dioecious, Flower shape: bell-shaped, Number of stamens: 8, Winged fruit: 2-4 cm, Uses: sap - maple syrup, tree - roadside trees, wood - furniture, flooring material, leaf shape - motif.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    A. saccharum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typedeciduous broad-leaved tree
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesRed Green
  • Fruit color
  • Height2000.0 ~ 4000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.6 cm

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