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  1. Joan says:

    Exquisite.

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  2. JenT says:

    Really lovely. It seems like there are two trees here, no? And so very different from the cherry trees we saw blooming in Jerusalem a few weeks ago.

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    1. Just one tree! Up close you can see there are branches curving over from the top. It’s very graceful.

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      1. JenT says:

        It really is. I went hunting on their website and there’s a similar image showing a single tree. I think it’s the second trunk off to the left of the cherry that misled me. Speaking of which, I found this very interesting as well https://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/what-are-spring-blooms-telling-us-about-climate-change/ because I recall reading an article about the records that have been kept for the last 200 years or so on when cherry trees blossom in Japan. Must go find it again.

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        1. Interesting – and the argument about interpreting temperature records when the built environment has encroached on the landscape is also interesting – and problematic. The Stephenson’s box in a field at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden is not immune from it because there are now tall office buildings just a hundred metres away.

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  3. John says:

    So beautiful! ❤️

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