Red Maple | Congaree National Park (S.C.)

Acer rubrum

  • Called Swamp Maple
  • Medium size tree, 20 - 40 feet in height
  • Smooth, gray, young bark on upper trunk
  • Older bark, broken and darker
  • Leaves and branches have opposite arrangement
  • White, hairless leaves
  • Hairless twigs and buds
  • Red flowers
  • Wood sometimes used for furniture

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