Skip over navigation

NEN Gallery

NEN Gallery
Home / Nature - Plants / Wild Plants - April / April - Norway Maple (Acer platanodies)
Asset 1 of 1 Previous Asset [ 1 ] Next Asset   [Slideshow]

April - Norway Maple (Acer platanodies)

Show/Hide_Details
Download:

640 x 480
2856 x 2142

Unique Id:

66921

This item is saved in one of your albums. Click to remove it.. My Albums

This is a tree of lower ground. It can reach 25 - 30 metres, however its diameter is less than that of the Sycamore. It differs from Sycamore in having reddish brown buds pressed close to the twig and sharply pointed lobed leaves. The bright yellow/green flowers sit upright on the tree (pictured). They appear in April together with the leaves and are insect pollinated. The Norway Maple likes rich soils but is both shade and frost tolerant and can survive well in the fumes of cities. It is often planted in city streets. Pictured near Odell, Bedfordshire - April 8th 2006.

Added:
8th Apr 2006 by Diane Earl

Subjects:
Biology, Science

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

Keywords:
plant tree flower wildlife

Related Links:

EXIF data:

National Education Network
Developed by E2BN for the National Education Network
E2B® and E2BN® are registered trade marks and trading names of East of England Broadband Network (Company Registration No. 04649057)