This NOT the japanese maple... this is one of the japanese maples...
original Japanese maple introduced has leaves, smaller of course, but
identifiable in shape and outline as typical maple...
this tree's leaves are (for lack of technical term) deeply lobated....
almost like fingers....
this Acer palmatum is often a subject of Bonsai makers...
On Aug 14, 7:41 pm, Tanay Bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com
> Yes this is Acer palmatum commonly known as Japanese maple
> very common garden plant in north america ...
> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 3:52 AM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com
> > I hope Acer palmatum
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> > On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 3:48 PM, ranjini kamath <ranjin...@gmail.com
> >> Request ID of this plant.Looks like a dwarf variety.The leaves had
> >> dried in March but the plant burst into foliage mid-April.
> >> Date/Time - 27-04-11/around 7am
> >> Location - Los Altos,California
> >> Habitat - Garden
> >> Plant Habit - Dwarf tree [ ? ]
> >> Ht - 41/2'
> >> Flowers,Fruits not seen in March-April
> >> Leaves about 6'' across
> >> Thank you
> >> Ranjini Kamath
> *Tanay Bose*