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Norway maple

Syllabification: Nor·way ma·ple

Definition of Norway maple in English:

noun

A large Eurasian maple with yellow flowers that appear before the lobed leaves, widely planted as an ornamental shade tree.
  • Acer platanoides, family Aceraceae
Example sentences
  • Like buckthorn, the Norway maple's dense canopy withholds light from shorter plants.
  • Dense shade can also occur under trees with dense foliage such as Norway maples and some conifers.
  • They're adding diverse new water plants and replacing the exotic Norway maples and other trees the founders imported with thousands of native plants, such as red, white, and pin oaks.

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