a shrub, Acer spicatum, of eastern North America, having small, greenish-yellow flowers and winged fruit, the foliage turning to orange and scarlet in autumn.
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How to use mountain maple in a sentence
On the broader shelves the mountain maple, the silver birch, and the hobble-bush secure a precarious foothold.How to Know the Ferns | Frances Theodora Parsons
Close by, from the forked branches of a crimson-fruited mountain maple, hung the dainty, deserted nest of a vireo.How to Know the Ferns | Frances Theodora Parsons
The underbrush is scanty; mountain maple is rather common, and there are a few young black ashes.
A scanty undergrowth of mountain maple and numerous sugar maple seedlings is present.
The mountain maple—the nurserymen call it Acer spicatum—is another native of rather dwarf growth.Getting Acquainted with the Trees | J. Horace McFarland