Bigleaf Maple

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Endemic to the Gardens and growing throughout the Dunsmuir area, Acer macrophllum, Bigleaf Maple, is native to stream banks and moist canyons from southern Alaska to southern California. It’s a dense shade tree growing 30 to 75′ tall and 30 to 50′ wide. The leaves turn from medium green to a spectaular yellow in fall.