Field Maple

Field Maple

Observation - Field Maple - UK and Ireland. Description: Small tree and sapling growing close to the edge of a quarry. It looks like Wych Elm but i think the buds look a bit suspect for this. It is in well drained lime soil. The larger specimen has slightly less cork on the bark on some of the branches but the

Small tree and sapling growing close to the edge of a quarry. It looks like Wych Elm but i think the buds look a bit suspect for this.
It is in well drained lime soil. The larger specimen has slightly less cork on the bark on some of the branches but the buds look the same. We might have to wait for the leaves though.