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swamp maple

1660-70, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • Some discussion followed regarding the huge tree on the property which was determined to be a swamp maple tree.
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red maple

(Acer rubrum), large, irregularly narrow tree of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae), cultivated for its shade and spectacular autumn colour. It is one of the most common trees in its native eastern North America.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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