|Tilford Red Maple|
Family Aceraceae Height: to 10 m. Hardy to Zone: 4. Tilford red maple has strong wood and is a fast-grower with a spreading crown.
Acer rubrum 'Tilford' - This maple is awesome from underneath!
Tilford red maple was started from seed 50 years ago 
1. Tilford Red Maple, Morton Arboretum acc. 588-58*1, photos by Bruce Marlin
2. The Morton Arboretum, "Red Maple"
3. USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. (GRIN) "Acer barbinerve Maxim."
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Family Aceraceae - Maples
The Maples are some of our most familiar and beloved trees. Most are native to the far east: China, Japan, Korea, Manchuria. Maples produce a distinctive winged fruit called a samara, also commonly known as helicopters or whirlybirds.
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