Striped Maple

Acer pensylvanicum

This deciduous tree is native to forests in eastern North America. The common name of this species is derived from the green-brown bark with vertical silver stripes. This maple is an important source of food for deer, moose, porcupines, and rabbits. It is also commonly called Moosewood, Pennsylvania Maple or Whistle Wood.
Habitat:
Northern slopes, understory. Requires moderate annual precipitation, moist, well-drained acid soils.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous shrub to small tree, growing slowly up to 9.1 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Late spring.
Longevity:
May live 100 years.
Presence in US:
CT GA KY MA MD ME MI MN NC NH NJ NY OH PA RI SC TN VA VT WI WV
Presence in Canada:
NB NS ON PE QC