Acer griseum. PAPERBARK MAPLE. China
ACERACEAE (Maple family)
Attractive flaking cinnamon bark, leaves with three leaflets, green above, silvery below, with some coarse teeth. Four specimens have been transplanted into the Mausoleum lawn.
December 2010, four specimens planted at each of the four entrances of the inner courtyard of Crothers Hall. Fruit and leaves were still present on the trees.
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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Name derivation, genus | species The Latin name | gray (lower leaf surface)Related material: Canopy Trees for Palo Alto Tree Library