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Inside Adams: Field of Cherries
http://blogs.loc.gov/inside_adams/2012/03/field-of-cherries/

Law Library InCustodia Legis: Cherry Blossoms, Insects, and Inspections
http://blogs.loc.gov/law/2012/03/cherry-blossoms-insects-and-inspections/

Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship exhibit
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cherry-blossoms/

Topics in Chronicling America - Cherry Trees guide
http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/topics/cherry.html

CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN WASHINGTON, DC

Cherry Blossoms
National Park Service; includes a history of the cherry trees in
Washington, D.C. http://www.nps.gov/cherry

Cherry Blossoms:  Restoring a National Treasure
United States Department of Agriculture
AgResearch Magazine
April, 1999
https://agresearchmag.ars.usda.gov/1999/apr/cher

Drones and Cherry Blossoms Don’t Mix
Federal Aviation Administration

Official Website of the National Cherry Blossom Festival
https://nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/


Washington DC  Cherry Blossoms; taken April 16, 1931
Washington DC Cherry Blossoms, 1931. Series: Airscapes of American and Foreign Areas, Army Air Forces, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration


MORE CHERRY BLOSSOMS

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Cherry Watch and Sakura Matsuri Festival
http://www.bbg.org/discover/cherries/

Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia
http://subarucherryblossom.org/

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego’s Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
http://www.niwa.org/cbf19

Macon, Georgia Cherry Blossom Festival
http://www.cherryblossom.com/

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
http://sfcherryblossom.org/

Where to See the Best Cherry Blossoms Around the World
SmithsonianMag.com (updated) March 30, 2016
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/where-see-best-cherry-blossoms-around-world-180949961



Photo: Man in top hat behind 3 girls in long dreses holding flowers.
Crowned Queen of Cherry Blossoms. Washington, D.C., April 8, 1937. Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.


FLOWERING CHERRY INFORMATION

Cherry, information from the Electronic Data Information Source (EDIS) of University of Florida IFAS Extension
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/TOPIC_Cherry

Ornamental Cherry, Plum, Apricot & Almond, from Clemson University
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/landscape/trees/hgic1018.html

PLANTS Database, from National Resources Conservation Service, USDA
Search under common name for "Flowering Cherry."
http://plants.usda.gov/java/

Compiled by Alison P. Kelly, revised February, 2019


Photo:  stone lantern with tidal basin and cherry trees in flower in the background.
Japanese lantern on the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. Photo: Official Web Site of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
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