Description: Medium to large deciduous tree, rounded crown, densely branched; typically 40' t 60' tall, but can reach 90'; opposite, 5-lleaves, uniform dark green color; numerous small, yellow-green flowers; Fruit (samara) turns green to tan.
Distribution: Widely naturalized in North America, specifically Northeastern United States, Eastern Canada, and Northwestern United States and adjacent Canada.
Flowering time: April
Conservation status: Invasive species
Flora and Monograph Treatment(s):
Acer platanoides L.: [Book] Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.