This is a common tree to eastern North America. It is a shade tree and can grow to be a tall tree – up to 90 ft. – but typically reaches around 50 ft. It grows well in moist soils and tolerates standing water. It is an excellent native ornamental tree with minimal insect or disease problems. The species is dioecious. The tree is identified by leaves with small lobes on each side of the longitudinal axis. The leaves are some of the first to change color in the fall. Also, branches tend to grow at right angles to the stem. This is a good honey tree. Can you name this tree?