I took a picture of this tree flower in MA. It was on somebody's lawn - so, most probably, not native.
Not a flower, but the emerging leaves of an Acer.
Thedecoguy - thanks a lot!
But they do emerge from the flower, don't they?
And finally - any idea of what kind of acer it is? Red maple?
This post was edited by RoamingPh on Mon, May 5, 14 at 10:49
Leaves emerge from Leaf Buds, flowers from Flower Buds.
Here is a link that might be useful: Example
Thank you VM, saltcedar! My ignorance truly shines through. :)