Dwarf Maple (Acer glabrum)
[ Trees > Hardwoods > Maples . . . ] Forest Types: Various
by Michael Kuo
Habitat: Usually in moist areas, from mountain streams and canyons to lowlands.
Stature: 10-30 feet high; under 1 foot in diameter; with a narrow crown.
Leaves: 3-5 inches long; simple, with 3-5 lobes--but occasionally compound or nearly so, with 3 leaflets (both forms illustrated); prominently toothed; smooth; dark green above; light green below.
Bark: Reddish brown; smooth.
Fruit: A reddish "helicopter" under 1 inch long.
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Kuo, M. (2012, January). Dwarf Maple (Acer glabrum). Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/trees/acer_glabrum.html