Acer sinense

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  1. conifers

    conifers Active Member

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    The US National Arboretum's Asian Collection. Photographed late May of 2006.

    Leaves resemble "Sweetgum".
     

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  2. AlainK

    AlainK Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator Maple Society 10 Years

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    It used to be Acer campbellii ssp. sinense but is now considered a full species according to :

    Accepted Names for the Genus Acer | The Maple Society

    I have a few, from seeds gathered in Britain, from the Maple Society seed exchange. Here are two that look a bit different (colours), it must be the conditions they were raised (age, soil mix, exposure, etc.) :

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  3. Ron B

    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Could perfectly well be genetics, seedlings of trees even in same batch of seed
    can vary like this
     
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    AlainK Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator Maple Society 10 Years

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    October 25th :

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