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Acer griseum, or paperbark maple as it is commonly called, shows off coppery-orange and cinnamon-colored bark that peels away from the trunk in curious curls.
And, yes, as ``51 Birch Street'' peels away some of Mike and Mina's secrets, it does play as something of a mystery -- and a tense one at that.
It goes on just like ordinary tape and peels away cleanly to leave crisp lines.
Applied to any stationary surface before a press run, Ezze-Peel is a coating that protects the surface, then peels away easily in one or more large pieces at cleanup time.