July 19, 2010

July 19th, 2010 by Bridget

At the north end of Pemi Hall is an Amur Maackia {Maackia amurensis} in bloom with short spikes of white flowers.  These flowers browned up very quickly in last week’s heat wave.  This tree is not seen very often in our landscapes, it has attractive bronze colored bark that shines, especially when wet.

Amur Maackia

Amur Maackia

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