Acer campestre L.

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Acer campestre

Photo: Mark Hyde
Pangbourne, south of the Thames

Acer campestre

Photo: Mark Hyde
Pangbourne, south of the Thames

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Kent number: 99/1/3
BRC number: 920000003
Common names: Field Maple
Status: Native
BSBI Species Code: A1
Tree to 20 m with pubescent branchlets. Milky latex present. Leaves 3-5-lobed, ciliate, thickly-textured; lamina small (c. 4-7 cm); lobes rounded, entire or with some rounded teeth or sub-lobes. Flowers few, in erect pubescent corymbs, appearing with the leaves. Fruits with wings spreading at 180 degrees.
Derivation of specific name: campestre: of the fields or plains
Habitat: In woodland and hedgerows, in calcareous soils
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Worldwide distribution: Most of Europe, but rare in the Mediterranean area; N Africa and Middle East
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Content last updated: Saturday 26 July 2008

Other sources of information about Acer campestre:

UK Flora: cultivated Acer campestre page
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Acer campestre
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-18

Hyde, M.A. (2018). UK Flora: Species information: Acer campestre., retrieved 27 May 2018

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