Plant ID forum: Lovely tree, not sure what it is

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sitkatim
Oct 4, 2016 12:36 PM CST
Hello
This tree grows outside my office, and it's really lovely. It has a narrow trunk, grows at least 20 feet, has lobed leaves and a broad high canopy (relative to its size). The leaves have started to turn, hence the dark tips, but usually it's a solid green leaf.
Thanks!
Tim
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DaisyI
Oct 4, 2016 12:48 PM CST
It looks like a Japanese Maple.
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sitkatim
Oct 4, 2016 12:58 PM CST
That's what I was wondering. It is growing taller than the Japanese maples I have seen, but maybe that's because it is in a courtyard and has to reach higher to get to the sun?
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plantladylin
Oct 4, 2016 1:07 PM CST
Some Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum) can grow to 25 feet in height.
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sitkatim
Oct 4, 2016 1:51 PM CST
Awesome! Thanks

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