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 (English)
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
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Most of Europe, but rare in the Mediterranean area; N Africa and Middle East
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 26 July 2008


Other sources of information about Acer campestre:

External websites:

BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Acer campestre
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Acer campestre
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Acer campestre
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Acer campestre
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Acer campestre
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acer campestre
Ispot: Acer campestre
JSTOR Plant Science: Acer campestre
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Acer campestre
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acer campestre
The Plant List (version 1.1): Acer campestre
Tropicos: Acer campestre

Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-24

Hyde, M.A. (2024). UK Flora: Species information: Acer campestre., retrieved 17 June 2024

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