Big-Leaf Maple, Acer macrophyllum

Big-Leaf Maple                                                                                The Maple Family–Aceraceae Acer macrophyllum Pursh. (AY-ser mak-ro-FILL-um) Names: Big-Leaf Maple, sometimes called Oregon Maple, derives both its common name and its scientific name, macrophyllum, from the fact that it can have leaves up to 12 inches across–the largest of any maple! Relationships: There are nearly 150 species of maples worldwide.  … Continue reading Big-Leaf Maple, Acer macrophyllum