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Purpleblow Maple
Acer truncatum
Distinguishing Features: Middle lobe is much larger, side lobes are very small, red seeds and wings
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: 20 to 25 feet tall, rounded, broad crown
  • Leaf: Leaves emerge reddish purple but mature to dark green. Fall color features shades of yellow and orange, sometime with purples and reds mixed in.
  • Flower: Greenish-yellow flowers in clusters.
  • Bark: Gray brown on older branches and trunk, twigs may have purplish cast
  • Fruit or Seed: Samara, 1.25 to 1.5 inches long
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