Common Name(s): Mountain maple, moose maple, water maple
Scientific Name: Acer spicatum
Distribution: Northeastern North America
Average Dried Weight: 34.6 lbs/ft3 (555 kg/m3)*
*Density based on a single sample tested
Janka Hardness: 810 lbf (3,600 N)*
*Estimated hardness based on specific gravity
Comments: Mountain maple grows as a shrub or a small tree, reaching a maximum height of about 30 feet. The wood of this species fairly lightweight and soft, comparable to silver maple (Acer saccharinum). Lumber from the tree is not harvested commercially.
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