Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum)

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous
  • Alternate Common Name: Big Leaf Maple
  • Average Height: Bigleaf maple is a large tree with a mature size of 65 ft.
  • Average Width: Crown spread can be up to 100 ft.
  • Leaf Description: Bigleaf maple leaves are 6-12" across, with five deeply-incised lobes.
  • Bark Description: Mature bark is light brown to red and ridged.
  • Twig Description: BIgleaf maple has stout twigs to hold its large leaves.
  • Flowering: Greenish-yellow drooping flowers, 4 to 6 inches long.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed
  • Comments: Bigleaf maples are native to the Pacific coast of the US and may be found as far east as Idaho.

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