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Sugar Maple
(Acer saccharum)

  • Deciduous

  • Height: 60-70 feet

  • Trunk Diameter: 20-30 inches

  • Bark: young trees have smooth bark while older trees are light to dark gray and deeply furrowed

  • Leaves: opposite on the branch, 3-5 lobes, 3-5 inches long

  • Flowers: greenish yellow in color

  • Fruit: wing shaped and about 1 inch long

  • Most common tree used to harvest maple syrup

  • Indigenous name: sonaw

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