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Acer pseudoplatanus

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Submitted by heatherdarley on Mon, 08/22/2016 - 14:01


Terrestrial Plant
Species (Common): 
Sycamore maple

Acer pseudoplatanus: Sycamore maple

Plant Identification:

  • Growth form: tree
  • Leaf: lead blade is simple, two leaves per node along the stem, leaf is lobed and has teeth
  • Bark: adult bark is ridged or plated, and peels off easily or hangs off; brown or gray in color
  • Fruit: fruit is dry and splits open when ripe

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