Southcott's* Maple Family
Trees with opposite stalked leaves, and loose corymbose flowers. Fruit winged.
Acer Campestre.---A small tree with rugged corky bark full of deep cracks. Can be distinguished by the winged lobes of the fruit. Leaves turn a brilliant red in autumn.
Acer Rubrum.óRed Maple. A small tree with reddish twigs. Leaves vary greatly in shape, turning red in autumn.
*Mary Southcott. Some Newfoundland Wild Flowers.
St. John's, Newfoundland : Robinson and Company , 1915, p. 9-10