By happy coincidence, the North had its own source of sugar--the sugar maple
Perhaps the greatest disappointment when first exploring my woodlot was the realization that not a single sugar maple
tree exists on the entire homestead.
grow mostly in eastern Canada and the eastern United States.
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).
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.
The well-known sugar maples
get their name because they are the source of maple sugar and syrup.
It grows moderately fast and is often found growing with sugar maples
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.