Male Flowers of Red Maple

Acer rubrum var. rubrum

Red Maple (Acer rubrum var. rubrum)

Family: Soapberry (Sapindaceae)
– Type: Deciduous Tree
– Native Range: Eastern and central North America
– Sun: Full sun to part shade
– Location: Burlington, NC
– Forage: Nectar and pollen
Flowers on a given tree are primarily male or female or monoecious and appear in late winter to early spring starting around Feb 1st and ending around March 12th in the Piedmont of NC before the leaves.