sugar maple

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Synonyms for sugar maple

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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By happy coincidence, the North had its own source of sugar--the sugar maple tree.
Perhaps the greatest disappointment when first exploring my woodlot was the realization that not a single sugar maple tree exists on the entire homestead.
Sugar maples grow mostly in eastern Canada and the eastern United States.
Sugar maples push up through the oak's branches; I count 60 maples rising from inside the drip line of the oak.
Today, most maple syrup comes from the sugar maple, the closely related black maple (now usually regarded as a variant of the sugar maple), and the box elder or ash-leaved maple (heavily used in Canada).
Sugar maples are most easily identified by the distinct shape of their leaves (prominently displayed on the Canadian flag).
Using sugar maples (Acer saccharum), a dominant canopy species in northern hardwood forests in the northern Great Lakes region, our study addressed the following questions:
For six weeks in late March and early April, the great sugar maples are tapped for their sap.
It grows moderately fast and is often found growing with sugar maples (Elias 1980).
During our investigations into the sources of variability in mixed northern hardwood kraft pulps, we evaluated regional and species differences between red and sugar maples.
Finally, he arrived at a combination of characteristics unique to sugar maples.
The flaming fall displays of sugar maples and other deciduous trees may have a function beyond luring tourists.
For a number of years, OFRI have been studying sugar maples on test plots north of the Sault on Lake Superior's east shore.
Density of sugar maples [less than]42 cm dbh decreased monotonically, but no density trend was evident for larger stems (Fig.