big-leaf maple


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Noun1.big-leaf maple - maple of western North America having large 5-lobed leaves orange in autumnbig-leaf maple - 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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Upon acquiring the facility in 1999, the producer preserved large redwood and big-leaf maple trees and designated about 6,500 sq.
While Quebec supplies the bulk of the world's demand for traditional maple syrup, entrepreneurs are tapping into new species, including birch and BC's big-leaf maple.
Since I have a big-leaf maple tree, I fill this bin with the leaves from that, though I'm sure any kind of leaf will do.
By mid-October this year, the meadows were buff-colored and the flowers were long gone, although there were bright-red patches of huckleberry vines along the ground and brilliant splashes of yellow provided by big-leaf maple trees in the otherwise evergreen forests.
Her description of what she calls "my secret place," however, suggests that she gives it added meaning: "My green, green holy place, inside this circle of red cedar trees, next to that big-leaf maple with moss that clings to it like smooth green skin" (10; emphasis added).
Native grasses, rushes and shrubs will be planted in the swale, along with such trees as Oregon ash and big-leaf maple on the side slopes.
The farm tract is naturally terraced with a section along the river that is typical flood plain forest with cottonwood, ash, alder, western red cedar and big-leaf maple.
For readers unaware of Hanson's former EPD position and role: On June 1, 1997, at what is now Broadway Place, Hanson was the captain directing police in riot gear to use tear gas and pepper spray to disperse activists trying to save 40 big-leaf maple trees from being cut for the development.
The big-leaf maple tree at Coburg and Game Farm roads (right) just north of Eugene took root about the time Ulysses S.
Anthony Cormier of Mike Sullivan Tree Service climbs out of the rotten stump of a big-leaf maple tree on the southwest corner of Seventh Avenue and High Street in Eugene.