a tree, Acer rubrum, of eastern North America, growing in moist soil and usually having red flowers and leaves that turn bright red in autumn.
- Also called swamp maple.
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How to use red maple in a sentence
On the Arkansas side, you’ll ascend 2,681-foot Rich Mountain in Queen Wilhelmina State Park, where you can camp under hickory, elm, and red maple trees, or stay in the park’s historic lodge.
On a whim several years ago, I put these two concepts together when I took some of my red maple sap out of the syrup boiling process and turned it into wine using my standard mead-making process.Make your own maple syrup without harming the trees | By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life | February 7, 2021 | Popular-Science
This variety of the red maple is a form found in the dense swamps of the lower Wabash Valley.Trees of Indiana | Charles Clemon Deam
There stood the yellow walnut, the blood-red maple, side by side with the green pine and the spruce.The Puddleford Papers, | H. H. Riley
One of the pair of keys or winged fruits of red maple; the seed-bearing portion cut open to show the seed.