Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Red Maple at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales
Carolina Red Maple, Trident Red Maple
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Acer rubrum var. trilobum fruits can also be yellow, per The Native Maples of Georgia. Tipularia (Ware, 2003).
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Leaves unlobed or 3(5)-lobed, the central lobe 1-5cm long, lateral 0.5-2(3)cm, per Weakley's Flora.
COMPARE leaves of Mapleleaf Viburnum and Maple species