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Norway Maple

Acer platanoides

Plant Data

Order:
Sapindales
Family:
Sapindaceae (Maple)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Yellowish-green, erect clusters of up to 30 flowers.
Fruit:
2 winged samaras.
Leaves:
A deciduous tree, palmately lobed with opposite leaves. 5 to 7 pointed lobes with irregular serrated edges. The leaves turn yellow in autumn. The variety 'Crimson King' has purple leaves.
Maximum Size:
30 meters tall.
Foraging Notes:
The sap is sugary and can be made into syrup.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Habitats:
Gardens, hedgerows, parkland, towns, woodland.