Philly Tree Map

Tree Key > Leaves > Compound
Paperbark Maple
Acer griseum
Distinguishing Features: Sheading cinnamon-brown bark, buds ar sharp and dark purplish-brown
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: Up to 30 feet tall, can be oval, upright or irregular
  • Leaf: Three-lobed leaves are dark green, but turn red in the fall.
  • Flower: Inconspicuous
  • Bark: Exfoliating cinnamon-brown bark, peels in thin sheets and also polished smooth in places
  • Fruit or Seed: Samaras, 1.5 inches to 2 inches long, pubescent nutlet
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