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|Species: Acer negundo|
The box elder tree grows up to 70’ and has brown-gray furrowed bark.
The leaves are opposite and compund, between 4 to 10" long, and have 3-7 leaflets. They have coarse-teeth or can be lobed. In the fall, they turn a yellow color.
Habitat & Range
Box elders range spreads across the eastern and central United States and central Canada. They have also been planted widely as a shade tree.
The seeds are paired, have wings, are 1 1/2" wide, and droop.
Featured image by James Dake.