Acer pseudoplatanus L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection

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Acer pseudoplatanus (rights holder: HermannFalkner/sokol)© HermannFalkner/sokol (licence)

Sycamore Maple

The sycamore flowers in April, shortly after the leaves appear. The seeds ripen in autumn; their spiralling descent increases the time it takes for them to fall to the ground, and so maximises the chance that they will be dispersed further away from the parent tree in the wind (4). The maximum age of a sycamore is thought to be around 500 years (4). This species spreads very rapidly, quickly colon... © Wildscreen (licence)

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