Bigtooth MapleAcer grandidentatum
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Physical Description

· Height can be 40 to 50 ft
· Spread can be 25 to 35 ft
· Crown is round
· Grayish-brown bark
· Leaves change in the Fall
· Leaves change red, orange, yellow before dropping
· Hairy, yellow flowers appear in late Spring


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Habitat

· High Elevations: between 4,500 – 7,500 ft.
· Grows in heavy clay or well drained soil
· Dry woods in mountains

Kingdom: Plant (Plantae)

Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Sapindales

Family: Aceraceae

Genus: Acer L.

Species: Acer grandidentatum Nutt

Location

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Additional Information

Other common names for the Bigtooth Maple ;- Western Sugar Maple
- Canyon Maple
- Limerock Maple
It takes 2 years to grow.
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References

Big-tooth maple info from - http://hort.ufl.edu/trees/ACEGRAA.pdf