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DC’s Century-Old Cherry Blossoms Thrive

DC's Old Cherry Blossoms Thrive
Science News by NewsLook

Washington’s famous cherry blossoms have endured wars, weather and hungry beavers. Some of the original trees planted 100 years ago by a first lady live on. Photo Credit: Khairil Zhafri via Flickr.

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6:24PM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

cool

4:25AM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

THANK YOU

3:14AM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

love it...Thanks..

3:01PM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

They are so beautiful. There's a main road where I used to live in which a long-dead town planner caused the whole 2 mile long road to be planted on both sides with cherry blossom trees. Yhey are so beautiful in the spring.

12:04PM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

very nice

6:34PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

Wow, this is really cool! :)

5:05PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

ron b. right on!

the trees are beautiful. granddaughters' school visited on friday, and pictures sent to me. wow! always amazing!

4:48PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

So nice to see something thriving in D.C. besides greed!

3:08PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

So beautiful,and cherry blossoms smell pretty too. But lilacs are my favorite :)

2:08PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

I love the trees. They stand up against all weather conditions. some live for thousands of years.
There are Sequoias that were alive since the pharaohs in Egypt.

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