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Acer platanoides

Submitted by Linda Rohleder on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:43

Status:

Type: 
Terrestrial Plant
Species (Common): 
Norway Maple
LHPRISM Notes: 

Acer platanoides: Norway maple

Plant Identification:

  • Growth form: deciduous tree with a broad, rounded crown reaching heights of 28 m. 
  • Leaf: dark green above and pale below, opposite, simple, palmately lobed with 5-7 lobes with long, pointed teeth.
  • Flowers: bright yellow-green appearing in early spring before the leaves
  • Fruit: widely divergent 2-winged samaras, 3-5 cm long in clusters with relatively flat seed cavity.

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