Everyone recognizes the glorious leaf on the Canadian flag; the iconic maple leaf forever! Did you know that there are over 125 species of Acer trees and 10 of them are native to Canada? Can you tell one maple from another?
Let’s see who really knows their maple trees. Match the maple leaves pictured below with the correct species of maple tree.
- CRIMSON KING
* 5 BONUS POINTS FOR IDENTIFYING WHICH MAPLE TREES ARE NATIVE TO ONTARIO
** 2 EXTRA BONUS POINTS FOR IDENTIFYING INVASIVE MAPLES TO ONTARIO
Answers will be posted in comments at the end of the day. Get your guesses in! 🙂
Amur maple #8 native
Crimson king #7 invasive
Manitoba #5 I invasive and native
Norway #1 invasive
Red maple #10native
Silver #4 native
Striped #6 native
Sugar #3 native
Sycamore # 9 invasive
You are good Pam! Only thing you got wrong were some tough ones to tell apart; 3 was red and 10 was sugar