Flowery Friday.

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One of my favourite sights of spring: larch trees in flower. The upright pink ones are the elegant, showy females in their rosy party dresses – the males are the compact pollen-bearers, in tidy yellow-brown suits, clinging to the undersides of the branches.  You can see a couple of females and a male in this photo I snapped late last week.

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    • My favourite tree! These particular specimens are fairly young and small – they were planted less than a decade ago so they still have a lot of low branches that I could easily access for photos.

  1. The only larch I have ever seen were on my Pa’s farm on the Olympic Peninsula. We do not have them here. I have never noticed their bloom.

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