(03) Ash-Leaf Maple (Box Elder)

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  • Species
    • Ash-Leaf Maple, also known as Box Elder
  • Botanical Name
    • Acer negundo
  • Location
    • Outside No. 102, Cobham Road.
    • Grid Reference: TQ 15251, 56193
    • Latitude, Longitude: 51.293210, -0.34848332
    • What3 Words: danger.scales.cove
  • Identification
    • The green male flowers with red anthers and the green and pendent female flowers are separate and open in March before the leaves. Like other maples, the seeds are in a winged samara. The samara stays on the tree after the leaves have fallen.
  • About this species
    • It is a native of North-East America and is often planted as a street tree. Some specimens have variegated leaves.
  • Local Information
    • Look for another Box elder outside no. 74.

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