Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'
Comon names: Sweet gum, red gum (sometimes misspelled liquidamber)
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' is a pyramidal shade tree with star-shaped leaves that turn red, purple and yellow in fall. Bark is corky. Inconspicuous yellow flowers in the spring turn into hard green balls that turn brown in the fall and stay on the tree all winter.
Worpleston is a village in Surrey, England.
Fall photos in our Garden.
Flowers, brown fruit, bark photos by Gmihail at Serbian Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 RS (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/rs/deed.en)
Immature fruit KENPEI / CC BY-SA (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)