Key of Sugar Maple

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Keys* are 1 to 1¼ inches (2-3 centimeters) long, and develope June through September. These keys, like the keys of the red maple, are at a small angle, somewhere under 90 degrees; reddish brown in color.

Drawing by Lisa Leombruni.


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