Norway Maple
Acer platanoides Maple Family
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Growth Form: Tree

Flower Color: Yellow

Leaf Arrangement: Opposite

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Star-shaped

Habitat Type: Adaptable; salt tolerant; tolerates calcareous soils (high pH); full sun-light shade

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), Western Field (2), West Side (3), Central Woodland (4), Successional Field (5), South Side (6), Canterbury Brook Corridor (8), Composting Site (9), Clark-Cooper Community Gardens (10)

Total Number of EMUs: 9

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced




Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston