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Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum, also called Rock Maple or Sugar Tree, is primarily known for its maple syrup production and its bright red autumn foliage. It is grown mostly in Northern and Eastern United States. It needs cold winters to grow properly, which is why it stays North. It is also a very shade-tolerant tree. Wikipedia

You can help scientists understand how climate change is impacting this species by using the phenophase guide below to observe its lifecycle in Nature's Notebook.

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