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  Red Maple  
Common Name: Red Maple
Latin Name: Acer rubrum
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Partial to heavy shade, poorly drained sites
Attributes: Texas native, reliable fall color, attractive seeds or fruit
Features: Flowers and winged fruits in spring are red. Brilliant fall color, yellow to red.
Comments: 'Drummond' is a good nursery selection.
Problems: Not drought or salt-tolerant.
Firewise: Yes
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