Scientific Name: Acer glabrum var. douglasii Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:Douglas maple, Rocky Mountain mapleTexture:Coarse
Family Name:SapindaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):7 - 10m x 5 - 7m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, B.C. east of Cascades, U.S. - northwest, U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Lustrous, Obovate, Double serrate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Corymb, (Floriferous), Green-yellow, Apr
Fruit: Samara, Schizocarp, Brown, Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Native planting, Shade tree, Small garden/space, Waterside planting, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Often a shrubby tree with reddish young twigs; leaves 3-5 lobed, coarsely double-toothed; samara wings V-shaped to nearly parallel.