Monday, 15 February 2016

Tree ID 8: Field maple

Recognise young shoots on Field Maple trees by the opposite pairs of shoots along the stem.  Each pair is set in a plane at right angles to the ones above and below it.  

Another clue is the corky wings which grow along some of the twigs and on the mature stems.

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