Amur Maple . . . (Acer ginnala) A beautiful, but weedy species

Amur Maple . . . (Acer ginnala) A beautiful, but weedy species, introduced
to North America from China.

Unfortunately, prodigious seed
productioin with introduced species
frequently can lead to
conflict with long-standing
balances within native
habitats. This has occured
with the Amur Maple in
areas of Northeast America.
Amur Maple, samaras

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