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Order: Sapindales
   Family: Aceraceae
            Genus: Acer
                        Specie: pensylvanicum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Deep, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Trunk has white and red stripes; 3-lobed leaves turn golden in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Shade tree Background planting Woodland tree

Zones: 4-8

Description: This is the only North American snakebark maple, with striped branches reminiscent of the markings found on snakes such as the North American garter snake, which has longitudinal whitish stripes. The common name moosewood came about because moose eat the

Growth Habit: Broad columnar habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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