As you cross Monmouth Avenue, note the brilliant orange-red and strongly 3-lobed leaves.
Acer rubrum Red Sunset®
Acer: from the Latin name for the Maple; also meaning sharp, possibly a reference to its use as a lance or its hard wood.
Close up of maple leaves
Female trees produce seeds that are bright red.
A fast growing deciduous tree which can ultimately measure 45 × 35 feet.
Locations on campus:
North and south end of campus in the median on Monmouth Avenue
Another view of maples' fall splendor