Posted by: Memorizing Nature | May 12, 2013

First Flowers


Some flowers exhibit early, like the blossoms of a pin cherry tree. It’s a short-lived, sun-loving, stone-fruit tree that looks more like a shrub. The fruit is sour and the wood not commercially viable, so we tend to leave these trees alone. The birds like it that way.   




  1. The very earliest blooms around here are witch hazel, so early that often they show up in January. They amaze me. But all flowers amaze me, so this is nothing new…

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