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Field Maple flower

Observed: 15th April 2012 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Field Maple (Acer campestre) 15.4.12.Floral Way.Flower
Field Maple (Acer campestre) 15.4.12.Floral Way.Flower.2
Description:

Filed maple in flower

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Field Maple (Acer campestre) interacts

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Stace 3 p. 371 says 4

Stace 3 p. 371 says
4 Leaf-lobes obtuse A. campestre
http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/257132

4 Leaf-lobes acuminate 5

5 Leaf-lobes with few acuminate teeth A. platanoides

Is it true that the flowers appear before the leaves in A. platanoides which may be the way to tell at this stage?