Sycamore Maple

Acer pseudoplatanus

This native of Europe and Asia is cultivated in North America for its valuable timber. These maples have gray bark that becomes rough with age, breaking off in scales to expose the pale pink inner bark. Its durable, silky white wood is used to make musical instruments and furniture.
Habitat:
Prefers cooler climates.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree with moderate growth rate, to 30.5 m.
Bloom Time:
Late spring.
Longevity:
Moderate.
Presence in US:
CT DC DE IL KY MA MD ME MI NC NJ NY PA RI
Presence in Canada:
BC NB NS ON