mountain maple

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Noun1.mountain maple - small shrubby maple of eastern North Americamountain maple - small shrubby maple of eastern North America; scarlet 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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We walked across open mountainsides of mountain ash and Rocky Mountain maple, gazing at lower slopes where a lime green carpet of cedar canopy was punctuated by soaring grand firs, dark and eminent.
Mountain maple had the smallest bite size under closed canopy (0.4 [+ or -] 0.2 g).
Using a high-quality mountain maple wood, she formed the original and at that point a woodcarver stepped in to sculpt the design.
Surrounded by Douglas Fir, Spruce, Aspen, Gamble Oak and Rocky Mountain Maple, all sprinkled with snow, it is a rather picturesque setting.
Speakers: David Marvin, Butternut Mountain Farm; Howard Cantor and Stephan Cantor, Deep Mountain Maple; and Alan Katz, Slow Food New York, Moderator: Patrick Martins of Slow Food USA
Other prominent species include silver maple, (Acer saccarinum); big leaf or Oregon maple (Acer macrophyllum); striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum); mountain maple (Acer spicatum); and red maple (Acer rubrum).
Our results support the more recent interpretation by Lei and Lechowicz (1990) that sugar maple is not as well adapted to mesic understory conditions as are both striped maple and mountain maple (Acer spicatum), which are understory trees.
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The prevailing underwoods were: Dirca palustris (moosewood), Acer spicatum (mountain maple), Viburnum lantanoides (hobblebush), and frequently Taxus baccata, var.
Recently logged areas often contain Scouler willow (Salix scouleriana), ceanothus (Ceanothus spp.), serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia), common chokecherry (Prunus virginiana), Rocky Mountain maple (Acer glabrum), sticky current (Ribes viscosissimum), and other deciduous species.