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Spring tree leaves and flowers

Various trees in the area have showy flowers and leaves emerging in early spring.

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Leaflets emerge on this boxelder tree with the male flowers hanging below. The boxelder is in the maple family.
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The male flowers from a cutleaf weeping birch tree consist of cylindrical slender long catkins. The leaves are just starting to grow on this tree in northeast Jamestown.
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The compound leaves on this mountain ash tree formed quickly as many other diciduous trees are trailing behind in leafing out this spring.
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The honey forsythia is one of the first shrubs to bloom in the spring filling the plant with a burst of yellow flowers.
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The emerging leaves on this flowering crab tree are red in color before turning green in a few weeks.
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A silver maple tree bares its male flowers as seen in early May in Jamestown.
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