Tag Archives: Bradford Pear

Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is BROKEN. What could be a better example of this week’s theme than a “mature” Bradford Pear (Pyrus calleryana), completely broken by wind and ice? Sadly, this is probably the fate of … Continue reading

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Half a Tree

Spring is once again revealing the huge numbers of Bradford Pears (Pyrus calleryana) in our part of North Carolina. They are beautiful…and they are everywhere. Could one conclude that they may have been overplanted? It’s easy to understand why: snow … Continue reading

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