SUGAR MAPLE

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SUGAR MAPLE suitable for counties:
ARKANSAS: Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, Hempstead, Izard, Logan, Madison, Montgomery, Newton, Pike, Polk, Pope, Randolph, Scott, Searcy, Sebastian, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, Washington
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
DELAWARE: New Castle
GEORGIA: Bartow, Bibb, Catoosa, Clarke, Dade, Elbert, Fannin, Floyd, Fulton, Murray, Newton, Towns, Whitfield
IOWA: Cherokee
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, Cumberland, De Witt, DeKalb, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jackson, Jasper, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Lake, Lawrence, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Massac, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Monroe, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, White, Whiteside, Will, Williamson, Winnebago, Woodford
INDIANA: Adams, Bartholomew, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Daviess, De Kalb, Dearborn, Decatur, Delaware, Dubois, Elkhart, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Fulton, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Huntington, Jackson, Jay, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Martin, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Noble, Orange, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Porter, Posey, Putnam, Randolph, Ripley, Rush, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, St. Joseph, Steuben, Sullivan, Switzerland, Union, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Wabash, Warren, Warrick, Washington, Wayne, Wells, White, Whitley
KANSAS: Anderson, Atchison, Bourbon, Cherokee, Crawford, Doniphan, Douglas, Jefferson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami, Riley, Shawnee, Wyandotte
KENTUCKY: Allen, Anderson, Barren, Bath, Bell, Boone, Bourbon, Boyle, Breathitt, Bullitt, Butler, Carter, Casey, Clark, Clinton, Crittenden, Cumberland, Daviess, Edmonson, Elliott, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Floyd, Franklin, Gallatin, Garrard, Grant, Green, Hancock, Hardin, Harlan, Harrison, Henry, Jefferson, Jessamine, Johnson, Kenton, Knox, Laurel, Letcher, Madison, Magoffin, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Meade, Menifee, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Ohio, Oldham, Owen, Owsley, Pendleton, Perry, Pike, Powell, Pulaski, Robertson, Rockcastle, Rowan, Russell, Shelby, Trimble, Wolfe
LOUISIANA: Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Catahoula, Claiborne, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Grant, Jackson, Lincoln, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Rapides, Red River, Sabine, Union, Vernon, Webster, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn
MASSACHUSETTS: Berkshire, Bristol, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
MARYLAND: All counties
MAINE: Androscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York
MICHIGAN: Alcona, Alger, Allegan, Alpena, Antrim, Baraga, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Delta, Eaton, Emmet, Genesee, Gladwin, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Houghton, Huron, Ingham, Ionia, Iosco, Iron, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Keweenaw, Lapeer, Leelanau, Lenawee, Livingston, Luce, Mackinac, Macomb, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Midland, Montcalm, Montmorency, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Oceana, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Otsego, Ottawa, Presque Isle, Saginaw, Sanilac, Schoolcraft, Shiawassee, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Tuscola, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne, Wexford
MINNESOTA: Aitkin, Anoka, Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Blue Earth, Brown, Carlton, Carver, Cass, Chisago, Clay, Clearwater, Cook, Crow Wing, Dakota, Douglas, Fillmore, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Isanti, Itasca, Kanabec, Koochiching, Lake, Lyon, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Mower, Nicollet, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Pine, Polk, Pope, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Sherburne, St. Louis, Stearns, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Washington, Winona, Wright
MISSOURI: Adair, Andrew, Audrain, Barry, Barton, Benton, Bollinger, Boone, Buchanan, Butler, Callaway, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carroll, Carter, Cedar, Christian, Clark, Clay, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, Dent, Douglas, Dunklin, Franklin, Gasconade, Gentry, Greene, Grundy, Henry, Hickory, Howard, Howell, Iron, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Knox, Laclede, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Maries, Marion, McDonald, Miller, Mississippi, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Nodaway, Oregon, Osage, Ozark, Pemiscot, Perry, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Reynolds, Ripley, Saline, Schuyler, Scott, Shannon, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Francois, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Stoddard, Stone, Sullivan, Taney, Texas, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wright
MISSISSIPPI: Jefferson, Lafayette, Panola, Pontotoc, Simpson, Tippah, Tishomingo
NORTH CAROLINA: Ashe, Avery, Clay, Davidson, Graham, Harnett, Haywood, Jackson, Lee, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Nash, Polk, Swain, Watauga, Yancey
NORTH DAKOTA: All counties
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, Sullivan
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Cattaraugus, Chemung, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Fulton, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Nassau, Oneida, Ontario, Orange, Oswego, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester, Wyoming
OHIO: Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, Wyandot
OKLAHOMA: Adair, Caddo, Cherokee, Choctaw, Comanche, Delaware, Grady, Latimer, Le Flore, McCurtain, Muskogee, Ottawa, Pushmataha, Rogers
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
RHODE ISLAND: Providence
SOUTH DAKOTA: Clay, Lincoln, Marshall, Roberts, Union
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Benton, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Carter, Cheatham, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Decatur, DeKalb, Dickson, Dyer, Fayette, Fentress, Gibson, Giles, Grainger, Greene, Grundy, Hamblen, Hardin, Hawkins, Haywood, Henderson, Houston, Humphreys, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Maury, Meigs, Monroe, Montgomery, Obion, Perry, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Robertson, Rutherford, Sevier, Stewart, Sullivan, Sumner, Tipton, Unicoi, Van Buren, Wayne, Weakley, White, Williamson
VIRGINIA: Albemarle, Alleghany, Amherst, Appomattox, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Clarke, Craig, Dickenson, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Grayson, Greene, Henry, Highland, Lee, Loudoun, Madison, Montgomery, Nelson, Page, Pittsylvania, Prince William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Tazewell, Warren, Washington, Wise, Wythe
VERMONT: Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Windham, Windsor
WISCONSIN: Ashland, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Door, Eau Claire, Florence, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Iowa, Iron, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Lafayette, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Oconto, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Price, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Sawyer, Shawano, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Wood
WEST VIRGINIA: Barbour, Berkeley, Braxton, Brooke, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, Wyoming
ALABAMA: Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Butler, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Cullman, Dallas, DeKalb, Hale, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Macon, Madison, Monroe, Morgan, Pike, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker

Sugar maple belongs to family of aceraceae plants, its species name is saccharum. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Sugar maple has green foliage and bears green colored flowers. Sugar maple booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Sugar maple is a slow growing plant, a mature Sugar maple can grow up to 100 feet. This plant is some what tolerant to draught conditions. Other varieties of this plant are sugar maplesugar maple, and sugar maple

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Green
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 100
Drought Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 80
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -47 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Mid Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 6540
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : High
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : Yes
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : Yes Veneer Product : Yes

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Green
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 20
Height, Mature (feet) : 100 Known Allelopath : Yes
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Medium Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 80
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 3.7 pH (Maximum) : 7.9
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 80 Precipitation (Maximum) : 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 40 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -47

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J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
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J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1960.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD.
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P. Freeman Heim. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, WI. 1948.
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Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD.
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Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, PA.
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Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. 1929.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 496. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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