Month: April 2019

Spring flower 14: Plum

Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Prunus ZBAS 8 Plum and mei (Chinese plum) and apricot all belong to the same… read more Spring flower 14: Plum

Spring flower 13: Apricot

Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Prunus Species P. armeniaca ZBAS 8 Apricot flowers and Chinese plum flowers are almost the same…. read more Spring flower 13: Apricot

Spring flower 12: Pussy willow

Family Salicaceae Genus Salix Species S. discolor Common names  pussy willow ZBAS 10 Willow is dioecious, meaning the two sexes… read more Spring flower 12: Pussy willow

Spring flower 11: Magnolia

Family Magnoliaceae Genus Magnolia Common names magnolia ZBAS 3 March 21, 2012, After I finished shooting the cherry blossoms, I… read more Spring flower 11: Magnolia

Spring flower 10: Maple tree flowers

Family Aceraceae, now in Sapindaceae Genus  Acer Species A. rubrum, A. saccharinum  ZBAS 6 Maple trees are tall trees that can… read more Spring flower 10: Maple tree flowers

Spring flower 9: Hyacinth

Family Asparagaceae Subfamily Scilloideae Genus Hyacinthus Species H. orientalis Common names hyacinth ZBAS 3 Hyacinth (not water hyacinth, which is… read more Spring flower 9: Hyacinth

Spring flower 8: Canola

Family  Brassicaceae Genus Brassica Species B. napas ZBAS 10 Canada‚Äôs canola (rapeseed that is improved by breeding to reduce erucic… read more Spring flower 8: Canola

Spring flower 7: Grape hyacinth

Family Asparagaceae Subfamily Scilloideae Genus Muscari Common name grape hyacinth, bluebells ZBAS 6 Grape hyacinths are perennial plants with small… read more Spring flower 7: Grape hyacinth