Acer macrophyllum


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Noun1.Acer macrophyllum - maple of western North America having large 5-lobed leaves orange in autumnAcer macrophyllum - maple of western North America having large 5-lobed leaves orange in autumn
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
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Its use of the name "big leaf maple" is also true to formas leaves from Acer macrophyllum are routinely 12 inches across, although some grow to double that.
The aggregation site was oriented in a northeastern direction and fully shaded from direct sunlight by the bedrock ledge and by a mature riparian canopy of interior live oaks (Quercus wislizeni), California bay laurels (Umbellularia californica), and big-leaf maples (Acer macrophyllum).
Bigleaf maple (Acer macrophyllum), is also a tree of the damp Pacific Coast, and there is little doubt that the expedition would have come to know this species well as they waited out the long, wet winter upon reaching the ocean.