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Acer

[′ā·sər or ′ä‚kər]
(botany)
A genus of broad-leaved, deciduous trees of the order Sapindales, commonly known as the maples; the sugar or rock maple (A. saccharum) is the most important commercial species.
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When the robin birds start to sing in your maple tree in the spring, that's the time to stick a tap in the tree and start harvesting maple water, drink it fresh from the tree. It's slightly sweet and extremely healthy for the body. High in magnesium. Your body needs magnesium more than calcium or potassium- it keeps your heart beating, your blood flowing. Without magnesium in your system, your heart stops and you die. If someone's having a heart attack, put cayenne pepper under their tongue, it's high in magnesium, just like maple. Eating the nut from the little "helicopter wing" keys from a maple tree is a great source of magnesium (although not too great tasting). Maple syrup is maple water that's been boiled-down, some claim it cleans kidneys and liver. Maple flowers are also edible. Inner bark tea used for colds, coughs, lung and kidney problems, gonorrhea, skin problems, blood purifier, diarrhea, duiretic, expectorant.
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The final cohort developed between 1955 and 1990 and was a mix of Kalmia latifolia, Pinus pungens, and Acer rubrum, but no Quercus species.
Relative frequency, relative density, relative abundance, importance value, basal area, and density of saplings following a wildfire in the Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Talladega National Forest, Alabama Sapling Relative Relative Relative Importance Density species Acer rubrum 23.
The stand has a canopy dominated by Tsuga canadensis shared with straight-stemmed Quercus rubra, Acer rubrum, and Fagus grandifolia, with large Pinus strobus emerging above the canopy.
33] -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Acer rubrum 0 30,71 0,39 -- 0 7,76 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Abies balsamea 0 12,88 25,21 -- 0 12,98 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Relaciones de anisotropia de las matrices de constantes elasticas -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- [S.
But watch out for too much of a good thing: The seeds of acer rubrum do not require pregermination treatment and so can germinate immediately after ripening--even if they are only sitting in the mulch layer on the surface of the soil.
Before the manipulation, both areas were structurally and compositionally similar and were dominated in basal area by Quercus rubra and in density by Acer rubrum (Table 1).
Abeto 100 0 0 Acer pseudoplatanus L, A, Sicomoro 69,6 0,267 0,42 platanoides L Acer rubrum L, A.
The average weight of Acer rubrum is 38 pounds per cubic foot.