Hedge Maple

Scientific Name: Acer campestre
Genus: Acer
Family: Aceraceae

IMG_0354 hedge maple

A deciduous tree, it is slow growing to 70 feet, but more often found at about 30 feet. Leaves are 3-5 lobed, 2-4 inches wide, dull green above, and they turn yellow in the fall. A good street tree that adapts well to drought, it is a native of Europe and western Asia.