red maple


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red maple

n.
An eastern North American maple (Acer rubrum) having reddish twigs and buds and brilliant red foliage in fall.
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red′ ma′ple


n.
a maple tree, Acer rubrum, of E North America, growing in moist soil and usu. having red flowers and leaves that turn bright red in autumn.
[1760–70, Amer.]
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Noun1.red maple - maple of eastern and central Americared maple - maple of eastern and central America; five-lobed leaves turn scarlet and yellow 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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Spring's pages are written in Mayflowers and violets, summer's in roses, autumn's in red maple leaves, and winter in holly and evergreen."
Away they went, and, coming to the red maple, Rose obediently paused; but could not help stealing a glance in the forbidden direction before the call came.
The real attractions of the Hollowell farm, to me, were: its complete retirement, being, about two miles from the village, half a mile from the nearest neighbor, and separated from the highway by a broad field; its bounding on the river, which the owner said protected it by its fogs from frosts in the spring, though that was nothing to me; the gray color and ruinous state of the house and barn, and the dilapidated fences, which put such an interval between me and the last occupant; the hollow and lichen-covered apple trees, nawed by rabbits, showing what kind of neighbors I should have; but above all, the recollection I had of it from my earliest voyages up the river, when the house was concealed behind a dense grove of red maples, through which I heard the house-dog bark.
According to Brooks (1919), wrapping red maple tree trunks with newspaper and other paper proved satisfactory in the control of flat-headed appletree borer.
But the point of that discovery is to show me that the beyond-within, that my God is also accessible within common things and experiences, like red maple leaves and multiple relationships.
Aquino stopped before the red maple tree for a briefing.
The remaining 30% was juneberry, red maple, pin cherry, choke cherry, quaking aspen, and mountain ash.
Red maples have two other outstanding variants, either striking yellow or bright orange.
To offer a comparison to stumpage price trends in Vermont, we analyzed New Hampshire stumpage prices for sugar maple, red maple (Acer rubrum L.), yellow birch, red oak, and white pine sawtimber for similar time periods.
Forest of Reading: Red Maple Fiction Award-winner Wesley King (The Vindico) thanks his readers.
Q: I have a much-loved, old red maple whose roots cause chronic blockage in my sewer line.
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