Paperbark Maple

Paper does grow on trees

Paperbark Maple, in ;  by John Christopher

A close-up view of the exfoliating bark of a broad-leafed bush commonly known as "Paperbark Maple". Acer griseum (simplified Chinese: 血皮枫; traditional Chinese: 血皮楓; pinyin: xu p fēng) is a flowering plant in the family Sapindaceae, native to central China. This particular specimen was thriving in a Pacific Northwest garden in the Summer of 2013

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