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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 Old Warden, Bedfordshire, March 7th 2006.

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7th 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 tree flower wildlife biology nature

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