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Silver maple bark is light gray and smooth when young, but breaks up into long thin strips, loose at ends when older.
Silver Maple Bark

Silver Maple Bark

Steve Nix

Maple (Acer spp.) - Opposite Ranked

  • Paired winged key seeds.
  • Red buds and new red stems on red maple.
  • Bark is generally gray but variable in form.
  • Terminal bud is is egg-shaped and slightly larger than lateral buds.
  • Stipule scars absent.
  • Identify the Maples

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