Acer pseudoplatanus L.

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Acer pseudoplatanus

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Carpark at Lardon Chase, Streatley Hill, Berkshire

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Kent number: 99/1/4
BRC number: 920000005
Common names: Sycamore
Status: Neophyte
BSBI Species Code: A1
Deciduous tree to 30 m with glabrous branchlets. Milky latex absent. Leaves 5-lobed; petiole often red; lamina large (7-15 cm), lobes acute, coarsely serrate. Flowers numerous, in pendulous panicles, appearing with the leaves. Fruits glabrous, with wings spreading at at an angle of c. 90 degrees.
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Habitat: In woods and hedgerows.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time: Apr - Jun
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Content last updated: Saturday 26 July 2008

Other sources of information about Acer pseudoplatanus:

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

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

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