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Cherry Blossom
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
A cherry blossom is the flower of the cherry trees known as sakura, which refers to the Japanese flowering cherry, Prunus serrulata. Cherry fruit comes from another species of tree.... More »

Cherry blossom - Wikipedia

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A cherry blossom is the flower of any of several trees of genus Prunus, particularly the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata, which is called sakura after the ...

Eight Things You Probably Don't Know About Flowering Cherry Trees

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May 2, 2014 ... Cherry blossom season usually lasts about a month from the earliest bloomers— this year the ever-blooming cherry (Prunus sargentii ...

Cherry Blossoms - Nature - Explore Japan - Kids Web Japan - Web ...

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Q. Why do the Japanese like cherry blossoms so much? A. In much of Japan, the flowering cherry trees (which the Japanese call sakura) come into full bloom ...

The Significance of the Cherry Blossom: From Beloved Tree to ...

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Aug 30, 2013 ... The cherry blossom tree is truly a sight to behold, especially when it is in full riotous bloom. There are several varieties of the cherry blossom ...

Significance of Sakura: Cherry Blossom Traditions in Japan ...

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Apr 9, 2014 ... The exquisite beauty of cherry blossoms only occurs for a few weeks from the end of March to the beginning of April. Photo by Maki Matsuda.

What Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Means and Why It Matters

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News reports and cherry blossom watchers often talk about the “peak bloom” date. But that's not exactly the same thing as what we might commonly refer to as  ...

Know your sakura: Japan's three best cherry blossom trees ...

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Mar 20, 2014 ... In Japan, cherry blossoms, or sakura, are the rock stars of the plant kingdom. People obsess over them, their rare public appearances send ...

Cherry Blossom Triva — Fun Facts About Cherry Blossoms

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Apr 1, 2016 ... Spotting these pretty pink flowers signals the start of spring, but have you ever wondered about their history? Cherry blossoms, which aren't ...

A Beginner's Guide to Cherry Blossom Viewing: Cherry Tree Varieties

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Jan 7, 2013 ... Furthermore, the color of some varieties' cherry blossoms may change while they are in bloom. For example, a blossom may open as a white ...