Deciduous id. 7

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    Acer ginnala

    Amur maple

    Zone 3

    3 distinct lobes- bigĀ  center lobe, shrub-like, known for habit, comes in all the fall colors-sometimes on one leaf, fragrant flowers, samaras curl in on themselves, hold on very well. Sound specimin, grove/ naturalistic look, screening. Grows 15-20' high and wide.
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    Acer glabrum

    Rocky Mountain Maple

    Zone 3

    Multi-trunked, naturalistic look, 3 lobes-lots of serrations, pretty yellow fall color, often found along a stream edge. Grows 20-30' high and wide.
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    Acer grandidentatum

    Big tooth maple

    Zone 3

    Center lobed very big and wide like a buck tooth :-), xeric, fall color comes in everything but purple, soft pubescence on the back of the leaf. Grows 20-30' high and 30-40' wide.
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    Acer griseum

    Paper Bark Maple

    Zone 5

    Peely bark, smaller tree, 3 lobes become separated into leaflets, red petiole, intense red fall color, fuzzy sumaras. Grows 20-30' high and 10-20' wide.
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    Acer macrophyllum

    Bigleaf Maple

    Zone 5

    Huge leaves, native to the cascades and the nw, super fuzzy sumaras, fast growing, needs humidity. Grows 50-80' high and 40-60' wide.
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    Acer japonicum

    Full Moon Maple

    Zone 5

    Leaf somewhat comes around to a circle, 7-11 lobes- most lobes, woody tree, claw looking, coms in lacey forms, red leaf or green, comes in all fall colors and weeping or non-weeping, sumaras grow straight out and more green. Grows 20-30' high and wide.
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    Acer palmatum

    Japanese Maple

    Zone 5

    Lacey elegant tree, 5 ish lobes, looks kinda like a marijuana leaf, known for foliage and habit, really popular leaf, needs protection in zone 5, hates dryness. Grows 15-25' high and wide.
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    Acer palmatum 'Dissectum'

    Laceleaf Japanese Maple

    Zone 6

    Very elegant lacey leaves. Grows 10-15' high and wide.
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    Acer palmatum atropurpureaum

    Redleaf Japanese Maple

    Zone 5

    Red foliage all the time. Grows 15-25' high and wide.
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    Acer platanoides

    Norway Maple

    Zone 4

    Lollipop like shape, street tree, 5 distinct lobes, bright yellow fall color, invasive in the NE-(illegal to plant). Grows 40-50' high and wide.
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    Acer platanoides 'Columnare'

    Columnare Norway Maple

    Zone 4

    Columnar shape to use for formal/framing looks. Grows 50' high and 15-20' wide.
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    Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'

    Crimson King Maple

    Zone 4

    purple when foliage is out. Grows 30-40' high and wide.
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    Acer platanoides 'Deborah'(newest) or 'Schwedleri'(1st)

    Deborah or Schwedler Maple

    Zone 4

    comes out with reddish purple foliage in early spring, turns green with reddish undertones.
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    Acer rubrum

    Red maple

    Zone 3

    Best for red tones, slow growth, bright red petiole, 3 lobes-curve forward and up. Grows 40-50' high and wide.
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    Acer saccharinum

    Silver Maple

    Zone 3

    5 distinct lobes- more lacey shape, silvery backed leaf, yellow fall color, silvery trunk, massive trunk size, fast growing, weak, likes more acidic soil. Grows 50-70' high and 30-50' wide.
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    Acer saccarum

    Sugar Maple

    Zone 4

    Where maple syrup comes from, (vague) oval shape to leaf, leaf same as the norway, requires acidic soils, grows wild in the NE, rounded bud, comes in all the fall colors. Grows 60-70' high and 40-50' wide.
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    Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'

    Autumn Blaze Maple

    Zone 4

    Cross between silver and red maple, known for firey fall color,-red tones, brittle pH issues. Grows 40-50' high and 20-40'wide.
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    Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

    Purple Smoketree

    Zone 5

    Purple foliage rounded leaf, shrub, small wispy light pinkish purpley flower, flowers in summer, specimin for purple foliage.Grows 10-15' high and wide.
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Deciduous id. 7
2012-07-13 04:35:53
Deciduous identification

A continuation of deciduous id. 1-6
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