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Latin Name : Acer pseudoplatanus
Sycamore in Summer – In memory of a well loved tree
As with almost all Acers, the buds are opposite, and in the case of the Sycamore the colour is pale green.
Notice the serrated leaf margin.
In the case of the Sycamore, the leaf emerges before the flower and is poisonous to Horses, so beware.
Flowers appear after leaf break and hang like a fat catkin
Sycamore Seed Ripening
The seed hangs down in the same fashion that the flowers did.
And when the autumn comes, the leaf colours are a little underwhelming ….