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Big Leaf Maple

Acer macrophyllum

Large branching deciduous tree that grows over 100′ tall. Its bark is grey-brown and often covered in mosses, lichens, and ferns. The leaves are lobed, 6″-12″ wide.

Plant Details

Habitats
Habitat NotesBottomland Forest; Riparian Forest
Arboretums
Years Planted at Arboretums2011, 2012, 2010
Mature Height100’
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance Moist, well drained soil
Special Uses Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Deer resistant (protect when young)
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