Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Redbud tree blossom

Redbud trees are blooming in the Chicago area, which is the northern end of the tree's range.

I photographed these blossoms on Monday at Des Plaines, Illinois' Algonquin Woods Forest Preserve.

From a distance the blooms appear purple--but up close they're pink.

Related post:

(Photos) Redbud trees in bloom

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