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Cherry Blossom

Somei Yoshino

Description:

Somei Yoshino are nearly pure white, tinged with pink near the stems. These trees are part of a collection in Redwing Park, Virginia Beach, VA to celebrate Virginia Beach's sister city Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyūshū, Japan.

Habitat:

Native to China, with many populations gifted or introduced to other countries around the globe.

Notes:

Some gorgeous sakura trees were in bloom last spring near my home. I'm not 100% sure I have the exact variety correct.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.79, Long: -75.99

Spotted on Jan 26, 2012
Submitted on Jan 23, 2012

Spotted for mission

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