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Norway Maple
Acer platanoides
Distinguishing Features: Seed wings have wide angle, mature in the fall and stay on the tree late
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: 40 to 60 feet tall, rounded crown and densely branched, often wider than tall
  • Leaf: Opposite, 5-lobed leaves, 4 to 7 inches across, milky sap when stem is broken
  • Flower: Numerous small, yellow-green flowers, showy
  • Bark: Greyish-black with shallow ridges and furrows
  • Fruit or Seed: Samaras, 1.5 to 2 inches long, turn green to tan when mature
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