TG2002 : Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) - fruits

taken 17 days ago, near to Swardeston, Norfolk, Great Britain

Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) - fruits
Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) - fruits
Sycamore is a deciduous broadleaf tree native tree to central, eastern and southern Europe and it is believed that it may have been introduced to the UK, first in England, by the Romans. Other reports suggest it was introduced to the UK in the Tudor era around the 1500s. More widespread planting occurred in the 1700s and the earliest reports of the species naturalising in the UK date from the mid 1800s. After pollination by wind and insects, the female flowers develop into distinctive winged fruits known as samaras.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 October, 2017   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2004 0279 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.7026N 1:14.7695E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2004 0278
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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