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April - Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)

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The Sycamore flowers are just developing. The Sycamore tree can reach a height of 30-35 metres. It has distinctive 5-7 lobed leaves that are coarsely toothed. It can live for several hundred years. It flowers in April and May, producing small yellow green flowers on pendants. The fruit is winged and matures in late summer/early autumn enclosing a round seed. Picture taken at Old Warden, Bedfordshire - April 28th 2006.

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1st May 2006 by Diane Earl

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Biology, Science

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Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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plant flower leaf wildlife tree biology nature

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