Philly Tree Map

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Tatarian Maple
Acer tataricum
Distinguishing Features: Prominent central lobe with very small side lobes, no buds at the end of twigs
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: 15 to 20 feet, round to wide spreading outline
  • Leaf: Opposite, 2 to 4 inches long, 3-lobed, but central lobe is much larger than side lobes. Leaves of mature tree nearly unlobed, medium to dark green, high quality, mix of yellow and red in autumn
  • Flower: Greenish-white flowers in 2 to 3 inch panicles
  • Bark: Smooth gray on young branches, textured gray on old trunks
  • Fruit or Seed: Reddish, 0.75 to 1 inch long samaras
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