Sunday, June 29, 2008


The acacia trees are in bloom filling gardens with lush pink branches and a lovely fragrance.


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Pat - Arkansas said...

Lovely! While the blossom form is quite different, the leaves on the Acacia tree in your photo are very similar to a tree we find here in Arkansas, the Mimosa; also known as Silk Tree or Silky Acacia. Many folk think of it as a "trash tree" for it is a prolific seeder, has rapid growth, and quite often plants itself where it is not wanted. Despite all that,I think they are beautiful, and the blossoms, which are like pink pom-poms, have a delicate and very pleasing fragrance.

Susan said...

Love this shot, m.a.

Maryanne Stroud Gabbani said...

I'm always telling my gardener that a weed is just a flower in the wrong place. I love the acacias.

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