Douglas' Maple, Rocky Mountain Maple
Acer glabrum var. douglasii
Synonyms: Acer douglasii, Acer glabrum ssp. douglasii
Douglas' maple as seen along the Grassy Knoll Trail #146, Gifford Pinchot National Forest.........May 15, 2015.
Although slightly out of focus, the photo above
and directly below are close-ups of the flowers of Douglas' maple as seen on
Crofton Ridge just north of where the the Crofton Ridge Trail reaches its high
point on the ridge.........May 28, 2005.
The photo above shows a close-up of the attractive,
simple leaf blade with palmate venation of Douglas' maple as seen along a logging
road near 4100' atop the ridge dividing the Dairy Creek and Cougar Creek drainages
at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams..........June 12, 2005.
The photo above shows a close-up of the paired, winged fruits
of Douglas' maple as seen at SnowKing Snopark at about 3000' along Road #82
at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams...........August 25, 2005.