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  Bigtooth Maple (Canyon Maple)  
Common Name: Bigtooth Maple (Canyon Maple)
Latin Name: Acer grandidentatum
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Partial to heavy shade, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, reliable fall color
Features: Orange, red, or yellow fall color.
Comments: Hill Country native. Good for moist, well-drained limestone soils; handles shady sites.
Problems: Salt-sensitive; prune for a central leader.
Firewise: Yes
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