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Black Maple
Acer nigrum

Location: 34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont
Park: Ardenwood Historical Park
District: Newark
Native to: N. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous

Comments: Broadleaf deciduous tree native to eastern Canada and the northeast US. Broad 3 to 6 inch leaves with 5 to 7 apicies--leaves are more rounded than A. saccharum. In its native range this tree is broad spreading to 80 feet tall. Locally, it will mature at half that height.

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