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It is not so much for beauty that the forest makes a claim upon [our] hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanates from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.

Robert Lewis Stevenson, novelist, poet

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Cassia, Santa Cruz, California Cassia, October in Santa Cruz, California Yellow Poplar, also called Tulip Tree, Niagara Falls, New York Yellow Poplar, also called Tulip Tree, Niagara Falls, New York Yellow Poplar, mid-June, Niagara Falls, U.S.A.
Basswood, Baltimore, Maryland Shavingbrush Tree, Chapala, Mexico Shavingbrush Tree, April in Chapala, Chapala, Mexico Shavingbrush Tree, about 8 inches high, Chapala, Mexico San Francisco, CA
Magnolia blossom, late June in Raleigh, North Carolina Magnolia, dying flower, Dallas, Texas Magnolia and honeybee, Dallas, Texas Magnolia going to seed, Raleigh, North Carolina Magnolia seed head forming, late September, Bishop's Arts District, Dallas, Texas
Raintree, late May in Atlanta, Georgia Raintree, late May in Atlanta, Georgia Peach Tree blossoms, mid-March, Lewisville, Texas Peach Tree in bloom mid-March, Lewisville, Texas Peach Tree in bloom mid-March, Lewisville, Texas
Bottlebrush - Callistemon citrinus, San Francisco, California Bottlebrush, October in San Francisco, California Bottlebrush, October in San Francisco, California Red Bottlebrush, Chapala, Mexico Bottlebrush - Callistemon citrinus leaves
Jacaranda in bloom, Ajijic, Mexico Jacaranda Tree, Great White Egrets in the evening, Chapala, Mexico Jacaranda petals, Springtime in Ajijic, Mexico Jacaranda Tree, Chapala, Mexico Jacaranda in bloom, Ajijic, Mexico
Redbuds, early Spring, northern Texas Purple Sandcherry, mid May in Kingston, Ontario Canada Banana flower about 6 inches across, Chapala, Mexico Maple flowers, mid-February Lewisville, Texas Unidentified, April bloom, Southwestern Mexico

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