What Does a Silver Maple Look Like?
Here's a good, easy way to identify and recognize a silver maple tree .
- 1 Is it a rather tall tree? right.
- 3 Does the leaf have 5 major veins protruding away from the main vein? This is a classic characteristic of the silver maple tree. See photo in step 2. Note the veins.
- 4 Is the trunk fairly short? Silver maple trunk has a fairly short trunk that ends where the rest of the tree splits off. The one shown above is only about three feet or so tall.