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Fruit of a Norway Maple "Crimson King"

Fruit of a Norway Maple "Crimson King"

Fruit of a Norway maple (Acer platanoides) named "Crimson King" at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. The fruit of maple trees is called a samara. At the center of the samara is a seed which will autorotate as it falls from the tree.
Galleries: Fruit, Norway Maple Trees, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
Keywords: acer platanoides, arnold arboretum, boston, crimson king, fruit, harvard, harvard university, leaf, maple, massachusetts, norway maple, samra, sapindaceae, seed, the arnold arboretum of harvard university, winged seed
Photo Location: The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 05/29/2011
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 1/200
F Number: 56/10
Original Dimensions: 5616×3744
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 42°17′52″N 71°7′22″W
Picture Number: 11761