Acer rubrum (Red Maple) - Aceraceae
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"We had not gone far before I was startled by seeing what I thought was an Indian encampment, covered with a red flag, on the bank, and exclaimed, 'Camp!' to my comrades. I was slow to discover that it was a red maple changed by the frost."

Henry David Thoreau

Acer rubrum L. is a tree or shrub native to Eastern North America

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