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Blossoming tree under streetlight at night

Today’s springtime urban plant beauty was captured at nighttime, by Sarah Parker, in a Home Depot parking lot near Washington, D.C. I’ve always found blossoming spring trees to be most beautiful at night, glowing under the streetlights, but have never gotten a good shot of them. I’m so glad Sarah captured this sight for us all to enjoy. It’s so beautiful that I’ll leave my usual worries about light pollution and plant insomnia¬†aside. You can check out more photos on Sarah’s Statigram page. Have a great spring weekend, everyone!

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Parking lot glow

These trees I photographed in Spain’s Basque Country mountains in August remind me of a question Sara asked when we began studying urban plants, namely, are they bothered by all-night lights?

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