Norway maple


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Norway maple

n.
A maple tree (Acer platanoides) native to Eurasia and naturalized in North America, having dark green leaves and widely planted as a shade tree.
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Norway maple

n
(Plants) a large Eurasian maple tree, Acer platanoides, with broad five-lobed pale green leaves
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Nor′way ma′ple


n.
a European maple, Acer platanoides, having bright green leaves, grown as a shade tree in the U.S.
[1790–1800]
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Noun1.Norway maple - a large Eurasian maple tree naturalized in North AmericaNorway maple - a large Eurasian maple tree naturalized in North America; five-lobed leaves yellow in autumn; cultivated in many varieties
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
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Objections were made when Shropshire Council revealed plans to cut down the Norway maple in Ludlow's Castle Street car park, including some by Ludlow North councillor Andy Boddington and several residents.
These trees consisted of white beam, Norway maple, willow, oak, ash, hawthorn, Italian alder, lime, silver birch, cherry, rowan, cotoneaster, goat willow, poplar and elder.
Species planted include Norway maple, sycamore, common alder, silver birch, hazel, holly, hawthorn, spindle, crab apple, sitka spruce, Scots pine, black poplar, aspen, wild and bird cherry, blackthorn, English oak, five types of willow, rowan, wych elm and lime.
Less numerous species were Norway maple Acer platanoides (12.2 %), hornbeam (11.6 %), elder (7.7 %), common hazel (6.7 %), common alder Alnus glutinosa (6.5 %), ash Fraxinus excelsior (6 %), pedunculate oak Quercus robur (5.5 %), locust Robinia pseudoacacia (5.3 %), sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus (3.9 %), lime Tilia cordata (1.2 %), Scots pine (1.1 %) and dogwood (1 %).
The last of the Norway maple grove trees that have been in place for 30 years will be removed on the Main-to- Bannock stretch of Eighth Street.
"A birch, beech and Norway maple planted during establishment of the Cottrell Building in the 1970s will be removed to allow construction of the ramped footpath.
The two runnerup towns will each receive a number of Emerald Queen Norway maple N l trees to enhance the local environment, courtesy of the Irish Tree Centre in Cork.
Despite attempts to save the 60-year old Norway maple on Numerica Credit Union property at the corner of Grant Road and Eastmont Avenue in East Wenatchee, an arborist confirmed it was too risky.
For instance, some localities have the Norway maple listed as an invasive species.
Shown here is a Norway maple, a highly invasive tree species in North America that may nevertheless still take many decades to spread across even small landscapes.