Height: 70-80 feet
Diameter: 3-4 feet
Five-lobed maple leaves, each leaf
is 8-12 inches across, bigger than any other maple species. Seeds
are in winged fruits. Bark gray-brown and furrowed.
Bigleaf maples are one of the few
species of hardwood trees that live in the old-growth forest. The
seeds are an important food for squirrels and birds.