A large Eurasian maple with yellow flowers that appear before the lobed leaves, widely planted as an ornamental shade tree.
- Acer platanoides, family Aceraceae.
- 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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Syllabification: Nor·way ma·ple
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