Sugar Maple

Arbor walk #98, Treekeeper ID #5662

This tree is in the Sapindaceae family and is one of the easiest and strongest maples to grow. The ‘Caddo’ cultivar is native to southwestern Oklahoma and are resistant to heat and drought. This tree is also resistant to urban pollution, making it a great addition to city streets or university campuses. This tree is also quite popular due to its ornamental value, and attractive, colorful leaves.

Common NameSugar Maple
Latin NameAcer Saccharum
Indigenous Name(s) 
Cultivar/VarietyCaddo
Commercial Name 

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