Happy New Year from The Maple Society! This month the Open Science Initiative (OSI) is publishing Peter Gregory's Acer erianthum profile, with photographs by Hugh Angus. The Woolly- or Downy-Flowered Maple is rare in gardens and deserves more attention for its pretty upright flower spikes and wide architectural leaves. Check it out at Open Science at the Maple Society | The Maple Society This is the next in an exciting OSI series featuring Peter's maple profiles. Coming soon: Henry's Maple, Acer henryi.