- It should be noted that Black Maple may be distinguished from Acer saccharum more by its native locations than by genetic or morphological differences. Black Maple grows on calcareous soils.
- Growth Habit:
- Deciduous tree growing to 40 m (100 ft) tall with a full, tall, rounded crown and very dark, furrowed bark.
- Bloom Time:
- In early spring, flowers form before the leaves.
- Presence in US:
- AL AR CT IA IL IN KS KY MA MI MN MO NH NJ NY OH PA TN VA VT WI WV
- Presence in Canada:
- ON QC