May 4, 2013

Dogwood by the Lake

Cornus Florida
The flowering dogwood is both the state flower and state tree in Virginia. Botanically speaking, the flowers are the greenish clusters in the center of the four bracts, which are actually leaves that look like petals.

6 comments:

  1. These images are very beautiful!!

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  2. this is the reason why we love spring that much. :)

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  3. Love those curving pathways... LOL, kind of need to be a little tipsy to walk on them... or NOT!

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