Sunday, May 30, 2021

Spring maple keys in backyard...


Photo by Barry Wallace
Spring colours of backyard maple key
mimic autumn's leaf colours
The Canadian Encyclopedia says the fruits (known as samaras or maple keys) are produced in winged pairs (rarely in threes).  Each encloses a seed and is dispersed by wind.  The angle between the wings of a maple key varies with different species.

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Barry Wallace

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