Difference between Acer platanoides and Acer pseudoplatanus, by Oron Peri

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My son M in his attempt at putting names to all the trees in the greater Sparta area sent me these photos.
Does anyone know what they are or do I have to consult the books?
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Re: A tree somewhere near Sparta, Peloponnese, Greece
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2017, 09:06:58 PM »
Acer platanoides
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Re: A tree near Sparta, Greece, ID'd by Oron Peri as Acer platanoides
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2017, 03:25:01 PM »
Oron,
Many thanks,
He asks if this is the same Acer
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Re: A tree near Sparta, Greece, ID'd by Oron Peri as Acer platanoides
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2017, 05:17:09 PM »
Hi Hilary,

No, they are different species, Acer pseudoplatanus. As you can see the clusters of seeds arranged in different way [elongated like grapes shapein the second] as well as different bark. The size of the leaves is also different but difficult to realize from the photos.
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Re: Difference between Acer platanoides and Acer pseudoplatanus, by Oron Peri
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2017, 12:21:31 PM »
I have just seen your latest reply.
Many thanks, I will tell my son they are two different trees
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care