Leaf of Black Maple

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Leaves opposite, with fewer lobes* and shallower sinuses* than the Sugar Maple. Leaf edges drooping and wavy. Leaves are dark green, with hairy undersides, and equal color on the top and bottom. The petioles* become somewhat swollen toward the base, and often engulf buds..

Scan created on 10/23/02 by Chris Bersbach.


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