November 11, 2013

Japanese Maple in Portland, Oregon

Photograph by Sonja, flickr/Getty Images

Autumn sets a Japanese maple afire with color. The tree (Acer palmatum) is one species among many at the Portland Japanese Garden in Oregon, a 5.5-acre showplace meant to evoke the gardens of an estate in pre-modern Japan.

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