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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    04 / 01 / 2016

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Spring

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Northeast

  • City

    Bethlehem

  • State

    Pennsylvania

  • Posted by

    1016newday

Notes:

Pale pink 5 petal flowers on woody stem. Bush about 6 feet high. Flowers in March in PA along with forsythia. Flowers arise directly on stem across from each other. Flowers before leaf. Stamen yellow at tip, pink at Base of stamen. Flowers are one inch across. Delicate papery thin petals.

Comments

  • laura735 Unregistered says:

    Maybe Prunus tomentosa. Some of the common names include Nanking cherry, downy cherry, Chinese bush cherry etc… Check it out and see if you have a match. Best wishes! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunus_tomentosa

    April 5th, 2016 at 8:36pm

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