Featured Plant: Paperbark Maple

Common Name: Paperbark Maple

Scientific name: Acer griseum

This tree is loved by everyone, be it children playing with its flaking bark or a city arborist loving its durability. It has bright red fall color, a rich green leaf, a unique form, and its naming feature, the cinnamon colored paperbark.
This plant can be found along the Glick Peace Walk corridor of the Cultural Trail on Walnut Street.