Thursday, May 9, 2013


The serviceberry, or shadbush,
is a small native tree,
about 40 feet tall.
The starry blossoms don't last long.
Last night's rain washed most of the petals to the ground
or the nose, as Annie demonstrates.
To see more skies from across the world, click the Skywatch Friday icon on the right.


Max-e said...

I can see that you are enjoying the spring and the flowers. Nice shots. We are on the brink of winter with alternating hot and cold days.
Thanks for popping by and the comments you have left.
Hope you have a great weekend,

HansHB said...

A lovely post for the sky theme!
Well done!

DeniseinVA said...

A lovely combination of blossoms and sky, petals on the ground and I'm happy you shared one of Annie also :) Happy SkyWatch Friday!

Christian Weiß said...

Great photos, we call this bush apple berry, you can made very tasty things of the fruits.

mary kiss said...

Popping of colors everywhere is a photographers joy. Your shots are awesome!


Tawny Moon Studio said...

These are so beautiful! It is wonderful to see the blossoms again at last :)

eileeninmd said...

I did not realize serviceberry blossomed, they are pretty. I love the shot of Annie, adorable! Great shots, happy skywatching!

Nancy Claeys {dot} Com said...

Our serviceberries are rather young and about 20 feet -- but I love them so. Such a sturdy fruit tree. Your shots are lovely.

Deb said...

so pretty.... said...

They are pretty though, and look a bit like the flowers from the pear tree I saw today!

Karen said...

Beautiful against that blue sky! Annie has a very cute nose!

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Love the contrast! Beautiful!

Steffi said...

Very beautiful photos for SWF!Thank you for sharing and have a great weekend!

Steve Borichevsky said...

Finally! Blossoms on trees. Could it be spring?


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