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Hedge Maple
Acer campestre
Distinguishing Features: Milky sap in leaf veins, young twigs may bace corky ridges
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: Small, low-branched, dense, rounded, 25 to 35 feet tall
  • Leaf: Dark green leaves are 3-5 lobed, up to 4 inches across. Leaves turn variable shades of yellow in fall.
  • Flower: Small, yellow-green flowers in clusters
  • Bark: Greyish-black, shallow ridges and furrows
  • Fruit or Seed: Samaras, 1.25 inches to 1.75 inches nutlet often pubescent pairs of samaras join to form a nearly straight line
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