Canada 20-dollar note said to feature non-native maple leaf
Jan 18, 2013 08:26 PM Category: North America
According to a Reuters article dated 18 January 2013, a botanist claims the leaf around the secondary window at left front of the new polymer 20-dollar note is from a Norway maple, not a sugar maple. The Bank of Canada refutes this claim, asserting "the image on the new bills was purposefully designed not to represent any specific species but rather to be a combination of various kinds."
Courtesy of David Surette.