Sugar Maple
Acer saccharum Maple Family
(c) Albert Bussewitz
(c) Steve Hurst
(c) Albert Bussewitz(c) Steve Hurst

Growth Form: Tree

Flower Color: Green

Leaf Arrangement: Opposite

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: 5 lobed

Habitat Type: Understory, wetlands

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), West Side (3), South Side (6)

Total Number of EMUs: 3

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: It is a gap species

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston