Bigleaf Maple: Leaves, Bark & Facts —Identification Guide

Maples are a group of shrubs and trees belonging to the soapberry family (Sapindaceae). There are approximately 158 species of maples, most of which are native to Asia with a number also appearing in Europe, Northern Africa and North America. [Source: BBC NEWS] The Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum) also referred to as Oregon Maple tree, … Read more