An American maple of damp soils that has leaves resembling the ash and green or purplish twigs.
- Acer negundo, family Aceraceae
More example sentences
- The floodplains contained cottonwood, willow, box elder, and soft maple.
- Floodplain forest is thick with green ash, American elm, sycamore, cottonwood, and silver maple, with box elder near the water's edge.
- In its natural state pin oak is found growing with red maple, green ash, box elder, sweet gum, and elm.
Definition of box elder in:
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