Mountain maple (Acer spicatum)
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Latin (scientific) name: Acer spicatum
Common English name: Mountain maple
French name: Érable à épis
A shade-tolerant tree found on well-drained moist soils.
Often found in forest understory of eastern Canada.
The generic maple species (Acer spp) is Canada’s official arboreal emblem.
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A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.