Bark of Sugar Maple


The bark of the sugar maple is a light gray, traversed by numerous vertical groves and ridges. As the tree ages, the ends of these vertical plates will peel up and off the surface of the tree.

Photograph taken 11/18/02 by Chris Bersbach.

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