Leaf of Sugar Maple

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Leaves are opposite*, with five lobes* and moderately deep sinuses*. Edges of the leaf are smooth and untoothed, and do not droop. The underside of the leaf is occasionally hairy, and usually a pale white color. The top of the leaf is a pale green, smooth, and hairless. Leaf stalks are long and slender, with relatively unswollen bases.

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


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