Maple Family

Boxelder

Acer negundo

 

This is a fast-growing, medium-sized tree. It grows to a height of fifty to seventy-five feet. The bark is furrowed.

This tree is also known as the ashleaf maple. Leaves are from four to ten inches long. Fruits of the tree look similar to those of a maple tree. They remain on the tree throughout the summer and autumn and are eaten by winter birds.


Resources compiled by Dr. Loretta Kuse