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Ashleaf Maple - Acer negundo

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Ashleaf Maple Ashleaf Maple - Acer negundo dylan Northern Lower Failand 12 May 2022, 8:23 p.m. 24 Apr 2022, 2:38 p.m.

Species Description

Stace 4:

Acer negundo L. - Ashleaf Maple.

Tree to 18m; leaves ternate to pinnate with 3-5(7) ovate, acute, slightly toothed leaflets; male flowers in corymbs with pendent stamens, the female in small pendent racemes, both appearing well before leaves; petals 0; fruits with wings diverging at <90°; (2n=26). Neophyte-survivor; commonly planted for ornament in parks and by roads and railways, sometimes self-sown where both sexes occur in South East England; throughout most of Britain; North America.


  • Leaves ternate or pinnate; trees dioecious