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Trident Maple
Acer buergeranum
Distinguishing Features: Duck-foot shaped leaf and orange tinted bark
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: Oval to rounded form, 20 to 35 feet tall
  • Leaf: Leaf shape varies, rounded base, 3 lobes pointing forward like a duck foot, 1.5 to 3 inches long, bright green , yellow orange and red in fall
  • Flower: Inconspicuous
  • Bark: Sheds in scales and plates, mix of orange, brown and gray
  • Fruit or Seed: Samaras, .75 to 1 inch long
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