Definition of striped maple in English:

striped maple

Syllabification: striped ma·ple

noun

  • A compact North American maple with large leaves and vertically striped bark. Also called moosewood (so named because moose often feed on the bark during severe winters).
    • Acer pennsylvanicum, family Aceraceae
    More example sentences
    • The third association, with little groundcover, occurs on a relatively steep north-facing slope that is distinguished by canopy chestnut oak and subcanopy striped maple.
    • Because of their minor combined relative importance, white pine and striped maple were excluded from the DCA ordination.
    • Of secondary importance are green ash and striped maple.

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