Could you help me identify this tree by its flower?

RoamingPhMay 5, 2014

I took a picture of this tree flower in MA. It was on somebody's lawn - so, most probably, not native.

Thank you!

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Not a flower, but the emerging leaves of an Acer.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 9:58AM
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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

    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 10:10AM
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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Leaves emerge from Leaf Buds, flowers from Flower Buds.

Here is a link that might be useful: Example

    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 11:31AM
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Thank you VM, saltcedar! My ignorance truly shines through. :)

    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 11:38AM
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