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Sycamore - Acer pseudoplatanus
Introduction
Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) has been  a controversial species in British forestry and woodland conservation. Classification as both non-native and ‘invasive’ has led to concerns of its impacts on native and ancient woodland.

Sycamore trees are being removed from Birchanger Woods by agreement with the Forestry Commission because of their invasive nature and impact on the broadleaf trees and flora.

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