Acer glabrum – Douglas Maple

A deciduous shrub or small tree to 25′ tall. Older bark greyish, newer twigs, reddish. Leaves divided into 3-5 lobes.

Small greenish flowers bloom when leaves are out. Samaras (seed pairs) are V shaped.

Found on low to mid dry open sites, forest edges and flood plains. More drought tolerant than the similar Vine Maple.

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