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|Species: Acer pensylvanicum
Striped maples are a small tree. The bark is green-brown with vertical white stripes.
The leaves are opposite and simple. They have 3 to 5 pointed lobes and are double-toothed. In the fall they turn yellow.
Habitat & Range
Striped maple are understory trees in forests. Their native range reaches across the eastern United States and southeastern Canada.
The fruit of this tree are 1" long paired seeds with wings.
Featured image by James Dake.