Acer x conspicuum 'Silver Vein'

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  1. kaltefarben

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    Emerging leaves of a young tree...
     

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  2. wcutler

    wcutler Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    This tree is at UBC Botanical Garden
    UBC Accession #022840-0013-1983
    Photo by Wendy Cutler
    North garden, near the Amphitheatre
    May 31, 2012

    I read in the maples forum that Acer x conspicuum is a cross between A. davidii and A. pensylvanicum, and even more specifically, this nursery's website says: "A hybrid between A.davidii George Forrest and A.pensylvanicum 'Erythrocladum' found at Hilliers about 1960".

    It has large leaves.
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    Last edited: Jun 2, 2012

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