This is Liquidambar styraciflua, also known as Sweetgum, Red Gum, Liquid Amber, Northern Sweetgum, American sweetgum, sweet gum, sweet-gum , hazel pine, American-storax, bilsted, red-gum, satin-walnut, star-leaved gum, and alligator-wood. This attractive tree has star shaped five pointed leaves. In rare instances a leaf may have three or seven points. This is the larval host plant to the Imperial, Luna, Nemoria saturiba, Royal Walnut, and Sweetgum Leafroller moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 6 to 10.