Flowers a little later than the leaves in spring, in stalked corymbs, less drooping than the sugar-maple (No. 6).
A few days since I climbed up to the nest of the downy woodpecker, in the decayed top of a sugar-maple.
The poison-ivy is in its glory, and no tupelo, no sugar-maple, can rival its scarlet and vermilion.
From the mainland, high on a sugar-maple's spire, came the sweet calling of a meadow-lark.
A few days since, I climbed up to the nest of the downy woodpecker, in the decayed top of a sugar-maple.
Its banks are shaded by the sugar-maple and poplar, and it is surrounded by fertile plains, which produce the rice of Canada.
It has a life, a character, a voice of its own, and is as full of good fellowship as a sugar-maple is of sap.
The tree is tapped, as we treat the sugar-maple, in order to obtain its very remarkable and useful product.
If the sugar-maple is hacked, it will bleed,—the pure white blood of Nature.
It gives me a twinge even to sit in the shadow of a sugar-maple!