List of Trees 31-60

Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum Thunb.

Family Sapindaceae

This tree is native to Japan and Korea but has been widely planted as an ornamental in the United States. There are many cultivars and varieties available for spectacular color display. The tree is also a popular "bonsai" specimen. The most common varieties show red coloration and also grows as an understory tree in the shade of larger trees.