|Botanical Name||Acer campestre|
|Common Name||Field Maple|
|Notes||Probably planted when the development was built, this native tree is a common inhabitant of hedgerows and rarely gets to grow as a full sized tree. Sometimes confused with Sycamore because, as with all members of the genus Acer, Field Maples have seeds enclosed in a double winged samara that encourages seed dispersal by wind. The Field Maple samara has the wings spread almost at 180 degrees while Sycamores have them at about 60 degrees. |
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