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Maple Tree

Acer sp.

Description:

I found this maple tree in the side of the mountain. What fascinate me, is it had it's seed pods on. We get ours in Spring. Perhaps seeds won't winter over there.

Habitat:

Rocky terrain in Austria

Notes:

I am only guess this is Maple, do not know the variety, so I need some help.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Hema
Hema 9 years ago
Maple Tree
Acer sp Maple


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1 Comment

Travis Morse
Travis Morse 9 years ago

Hi alincelongmartin, It is certainly a maple tree. All maples flower and seed before their leaves come out; however, some species hang on to their seed until fall. For example, sugar maple (Acer saccharum) does not let go of its seed (aka samaras) until fall each year.

alicelongmartin
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alicelongmartin

Gemeinde Bad Gastein, Salzburg, Austria

Spotted on Sep 18, 2011
Submitted on Oct 11, 2011

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