Acer campestre. FIELD MAPLE. Europe, Asia Minor
ACERACEAE

The field maple or hedge maple is distinguished by rather rounded leaf lobes and by small keys, the edges of whose two parts form a straight line. It is a rather small tree and may be cut into a hedge. Examples can be seen on the west side of Stanford Avenue near Olmsted Road.

Illustration: McMinn, Howard E. and Evelyn Maino. 1951. An illustrated manual of Pacific coast trees; with lists of trees recommended for various uses on the Pacific coast by H. W. Shepherd. 2d ed. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.

Other campus maples: Acer buergeranum | Acer campestre | Acer circinatum | Acer ginnala | Acer griseum | Acer macrophyllum | Acer negundo | Acer notes | Acer palmatum | Acer platanoides | Acer pseudoplatanus | Acer rubrum | Acer saccharinum

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