Red maple
Acer rubrum
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All Photos (c) P. Burn

Description: Common in low areas. The only maple on Plum Island. There are two uncharacteristically large specimens near the benches in Hellcat Swamp.

Leaf a Needle or Scale: no

Leaf Arrangment: Opposite

Leaf Edge: toothed




Credits: (c) P. Burn