Acer rubrum. RED MAPLE. Eastern Canada, United States
ACERACEAE

See six specimens of ‘Armstrong’ growing west of the entrance to the Beckman Center. A 40-foot red maple is at 474 Churchill Avenue, Palo Alto.

Illustration: McMinn, Howard E. and Evelyn Maino. 1951. An illustrated manual of Pacific coast trees; with lists of trees recommended for various uses on the Pacific coast by H. W. Shepherd. 2d ed. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.

Other campus maples: Acer buergeranum | Acer campestre | Acer circinatum | Acer ginnala | Acer griseum | Acer macrophyllum | Acer negundo | Acer notes | Acer palmatum | Acer platanoides | Acer pseudoplatanus | Acer rubrum | Acer saccharinum

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Related material: Canopy Trees for Palo Alto Tree Library

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