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Sugar maple

The sugar maple (Acer saccharum) is the state tree of West Virginia. One of its leaves is also mostly famously displayed on the Canadian flag.

Throughout its range, the syrup of this maple is tapped in the late winter to make maple syrup.

These trees are very common around here, but in this particular area, the red maples (A. rubrum) are a bit more common.


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