Acer pensylvanicum, Moosewood

Size: tree, 15-30' average height and spread at maturity

Buds: valvate, stalked, often reddish purple, ribbed scales, terminal present or absent

Leaves: deciduous, opposite, 5-8" long and wide, roundish, simple, 3 lobes at apex, margins serrate, bright green, smooth, green, few lenticels, u-shaped leaf scars, almost encircling twig

Flowers: mostly dioecious, yellow or yellow-green

Fruit: double samara, ripening in fall

Bark: older wood conspicuously striped white on base of green