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Mysterious Maples

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As you walk around the Whiteknights campus you can find at least¬†twenty two¬†species of maples, in the genus Acer (family Sapindaceae). They can be identified by their helicopter-like fruits, opposite branching, and mostly 5-lobed palmately veined leaves (Photos 1-3). There … Continue reading

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