Stanford's Quad

Stanford's Quad

SPRINGTIME wouldn't be the same without the amazing bright blue flowers that burst forth on our local Jacaranda trees.  In just a few weeks, they emerge from a common drab appearance to grab "center stage" with an electric blue hue, drawing attention to themselves while dominating the visual landscape.

Violet rain begins

Violet rain begins

But you have to be attentive to enjoy the change because the gorgeous display will disappear as fast as it arrived.  Those azure blue petals will soon fall to the ground as the tree returns to its common appearance -- and once again you will be challenged to identify which tree is the Jacaranda?

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AuthorRich Monroe