Bigleaf Maple - Acer macrophyllum
As much as a foot or more in length, the leaf of Bigleaf Maple is the largest of any maple on the continent; it is deeply lobed and broad. The trees are medium-sized to tall, sometimes more than 125 feet but typically smaller. The crown is dense and broad and the trunk of old trees can be very large. The fragrant flowers are borne in long racemes, and the fruit is a paired samara. This maple inhabits moist environments, including disturbed sites on rocky slopes. It grows in coastal to mountainous environments along the Pacific coast. Autumn color is golden to brown.