Location: 36501 Niles Blvd.
Park: California Nursery Historical Park
Native to: N. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous
Comments: Broadleaf deciduous tree native to Eastern United States and Canada. Leaves of this species are light-green and broadly ovate with three apecies. The bark of the tree is green with lighter green vertically stripes. This species usually grows to 30 foot and broadens out so that the top canopy is somewhat flat. Though it has good fall color (yellow) the bark is the distinctive feature of this species. Other common names for this species are Moosewood, Whistlewood and Snake Bark Maple.
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To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Illustration by Hugh Danaher