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Norway Maple

Acer platanoides

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Sapindales
Family:
Sapindaceae (Maple)
Type:
Deciduous tree
Maximum Size:
30 metres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, hedgerows, parkland, towns, woodland.

Flower:
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Yellow, no petals
 
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.
Frequency (UK):
Common  
Similar Species:
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Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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