The Bigtooth maple is closely related to the eastern sugar maple.
As with that tree, the sap can be boiled down to make syrup or sugar.
However this is a smaller tree, so it is not very economical to do
this. At maturity these trees average about 35 ft tall, with a trunk
of about 9 inches in diameter.
The leaves are about 4 inches across.
In the fall, they turn brilliant shades of red and orange.
The seeds are similar to those
of others in the maple family.