The distinctive, star-shaped leaf of the maple tree. Depicted as a reddish-orange maple leaf, as has changed color in the fall/autumn, with five pointed segments.
Used as an emblem of Canada, featured on the 🇨🇦 Flag of Canada. Also used to represent trees and the season of fall/autumn more generally.
Microsoft's leaf was previously yellow.
📅 Maple Leaf was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.