Acer platanoides
Norway Maple
The thick, dark green leaf of Norway Maple has two other notable traits; it has perhaps the widest leaf blade of the more common maples, and its petiole (not shown here) is flared at the base where it eventually leaves a large leaf scar on the stem at leaf abscission in Autumn. Also, the paired samaras of Norway Maple are widely divergent.
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Feature: Foliage

Category: Trees

Family: Aceraceae
Genus: Acer
Specific Epithet: platanoides
Species: Acer platanoides


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