It is most common on river floodplains and along lakeshores and streams.
Description Deciduous; leaves drop in fall Height: 35 to 60 feet Width: 35 to 60 feet Has a rounded to irregular form Leaves: emerge in mid-April to late May; are inches and are made up of leaflets.
Also, be aware that ice and wind damage in the winter is a potential problem due to the boxelder's somewhat weak wood and branching structure.
Only native maple with a Flowers: emerge in mid-April to late May; yellow-green. Fall foliage color is orange to red and very showy. Flowers In nature boxelders are either male or female. Sensation boxelder is a male tree selection. The male flowers are small and grow in early summer. They are not showy.
Bark The main trunk is gray and slightly furrowed.
One way to deter them from growing in your yard might be to block their source of sunlight.
The autumn color of the Boxelder is yellow. Buds. The buds are lighter than the bark, are tight and roundish. Under the bud approach are small leaf scars.
The buds are opposite. Bark. The bark is gray-brown, smooth with slight furrows. In young trees, the bark is smooth and gray. Blossom. Boxelder tree fall flower appears in March - April before budding and is yellowish. Jun 14, It has light green leaves that don't really change color significantly in the fall, and in the spring the little"flowers" (buds) from the male and female trees tend to fall after storms and leave quite a mess on cars and streets. The female trees also bear small Common Name: Boxelder.