Appearance: Amur maple is a small tree up to 20' high with a broad crown, but sometimes pruned as a hedge. Twigs are smooth and light colored.
Leaves: Opposite, longer than wide and have three shallow lobes and double toothed edges, turning a brilliant red in fall.
Flowers: Fragrant flowers appear in loose clusters with young leaves in May and June.
Fruit: Numerous reddish, two-winged, inch long fruit mature in late summer.
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