Text Box: Found on moist soils of low areas and upland slopes.  Bark is light gray to tannish in color. Saplings have smooth bark becoming furrowed and fissured in a vertically lined pattern with maturity.
Text Box: Acer floridanum (Chapm.) Pax; Florida Maple
Text Box: N C STATE UNIVERSITY

Mature bark with deep fissures.

Mature bark showing fissures that are vertically lined.

Sapling bark is smooth and light colored.

Leaves of this maple are not serrate where as Acer rubrumís leaves are serrate.