Maple Tree Identification By Leaf (+Chart & Pictures)
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Maple Tree Identification By Leaf (+Chart & Pictures)

There are over 100 species of maple worldwide. In this guide, I’ll focus on the maple tree identification by leaf for the most common maple trees in North America. Deciduous maple tree species are known for their spectacular autumn colors. Leaves of maple trees are generally palmately lobed, growing in opposite pairs, with the exception…

10 Native Types of Maple Trees in Canada
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10 Native Types of Maple Trees in Canada

There are 10 native maple trees in Canada and 13 native to North America. Maples can be found across the country but thrive particularly in eastern Canada (Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic provinces). To be specific, maple tree species native to Canada are bigleaf maple, black maple, box elder / Manitoba maple, mountain maple, red maple,…

Red Spruce: Nova Scotia Provincial Tree
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Red Spruce: Nova Scotia Provincial Tree

The Red Spruce, also known as Picea rubens, is a Nova Scotia provincial tree. With its striking pyramidal form, aromatic needles, and rust-colored cones, this evergreen tree holds cultural, ecological, and economic significance for the province. This medium-sized coniferous tree can grow up to 25m and can live for about three centuries. In this guide,…

Red Maple vs Sugar Maple Key Differences
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Red Maple vs Sugar Maple Key Differences

As arborists, we work closely with various trees, including red maple and sugar maple. Maple trees are deciduous trees known for their stunning foliage colors and maple syrup. Almost everyone can recognize maples, after all, the red maple leaf is the main symbol of the Canadian flag. But distinguishing between different species of maple trees,…