sugar maple

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maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form

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As for drilling holes in the sugar maples in her yard, inserting the taps, collecting the sap in buckets and boiling it down to syrup, "It's all me,'' she said.
Earlier, I counted 80 distinct spider webs on the lower six feet of a sugar maple wolf tree.
Large and small operators are found throughout the northern forests of the Northeast, wherever the sugar maple thrives.
Data included stumpage prices for sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.
The sap that flows through a sugar maple each spring brings the tree back from the long, placid winter and energizes it for a new season of growth.
Once the students have learned characteristics useful for identification, they are given two leaf samples, a sugar maple and an "unknown.
It had the highest elevations and was dominated by beech, sugar maple, and yellow birch; other common species include white ash (Fraxinus americana), red maple, red spruce, and eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis).
Maplewood Cemetery, on Maplewood Road just south of Highway 43 East, is planted with more than 700 sugar maple trees that feature "vivid colors every autumn," the bureau said.
In addition to a variety of maple figures, Clarner uses "tap" maple, a lumber that is obtained from sugar maple trees.
We speculated that the sugar maple is wounded when it is tapped for its sap, and that it secretes phenolics as a defense mechanism," he added.
Maple syrup is made from the sap of sugar maple trees.
eastern white cedar [Thuja occidentalis] and white spruce [Picea glauca]) in forests dominated by sugar maple (Acer saccharum) in central Ontario (Crins 1987, Peck and James 1987); some territories contain only one or two canopy-sized conifers (Robichaud and Villard 1999) or none at all (Bent 1953).
The names are stamped on metal plates / And nailed to the trunks: Sugar Maple, / Elm, Cedar-of-the-Lebanon.
Christ of Easter, may we possess the faith of the grain of wheat, that we may die to ourselves in order to realize the Father's harvest of justice and forgiveness; May we embrace the spirit of the sugar maple, that we may be willing to give ourselves for the sake of others as Christ gave himself for us.
The new flavors include: Cherry Pomegran, Chocolate, Brown Sugar Maple Cinn and unfrosted Brown Sugar Maple Cinn.