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Red Maple Buds - Acer rubrum <br />
Habitat: Growing along a nature trail in a coastal, deciduous forest<br />
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Red Maple Buds - Acer rubrum


Habitat: Growing along a nature trail in a coastal, deciduous forest

Red Maple Buds - Acer rubrum Habitat: Growing along a nature trail in a coastal, deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/78975/red_tree_buds.html Acer rubrum,Geotagged,Red Maple,Spring,United States

    comments (6)

  1. Soft maple or red maple?
    (according to Plantnet)
    Posted 3 months ago
    1. Looks like red maple to me, thanks! I'll have to check out that app. Posted 3 months ago
      1. It's very useful, at least for me, I don't even know where to begin with plants and the app usually gives some direction. In this case, 4/5 stars for soft maple, 0.5/5 stars for red maple, although for some reason red maple looks closer to me. Posted 3 months ago
        1. Oh really? I've never heard of soft maple...Is the binomial name Acer saccharum? Posted 3 months ago
          1. Yes, correct. But don't take the app results too literal, especially considering these are buds, it's very hard for it to visually detect this compared to a larger flower. Based on reference images in the app, I'd say red maple is more likely. Posted 3 months ago
            1. Okay, thanks :) Posted 3 months ago

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''Acer rubrum'' , is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees of eastern North America. The U.S. Forest service recognizes it as the most common variety of tree in America. The red maple ranges from the Lake of the Woods on the border between Ontario and Minnesota, east to Newfoundland, south to near Miami, Florida, and southwest to east Texas. Many of its features, especially its leaves, are quite variable in form. At maturity it often attains a height of around 15 m . It is aptly.. more

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Uploaded May 14, 2019. Captured Apr 6, 2019 14:09 in 40 W Elm St, Greenwich, CT 06830, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm