Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Acer platanoides L. image
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David Lee

David Lee

David Lee

David Lee

David Lee

David Lee

Kurt Stüber

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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Aceraceae
Acer platanoides L.
Norway maple
Acer: the classical Latin name for the maple
platanoides: platanus for "genus Platanus (plane tree);" oides for "like"
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
Plant: perennial tree usually 40'-70' tall and 1'-2' in diameter; often with a spreading top; milky juice
Flower: on a smooth stalk in an erect, stalked, rounded cluster (corymbs)
Leaf:opposite, undivided, 5-7 lobes with sharply-pointed tips and a few large teeth; indentations (sinuses) between main lobes rounded
Notes: very similar to Acer saccharum (hard maple) but with more teeth on the leaves and milky juice
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Synonyms 
Acer platanoides L. var. schwedleri Nichols.

         
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