April 2017

Precious Seed

Consider the lowly maple tree.  There are several varieties to choose from.  There is the red maple (Acer rubrum), the Norway maple (Acer plantanoids), the sugar maple (Acer saccharum), the silver maple (Acer saccharinum [dasycarpum]), and the black maple (Acer nigrum) just to name a few.  All these are different in some way.  Their leaves

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