Belongs to: trees

Field maple Acer campestre


Best time to see: all year

Key facts

A small tree with cracked and rough grey bark

5-lobed (the two at the base very small) leaves and winged fruit, green at first and brown when ripe

A common hedgerow tree found also in woods, usually on the fringess

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Photo © Leslie Borg

Photo © Steve Prewer