Thursday, May 25, 2017

Golden Rain #ThursdayTreeLove

Part of my love of trees, and growing plants in general, is finding plants growing that are out of the ordinary.

Where I live, in upstate New York, some trees are common - maples and oaks, for example.  Some may be endangered, such as the ash, and will (sadly) become uncommon in years to come.

Others are not common at all.  Today, I want to show you a tree not common to my part of New York State.

Recently, an Indian bloger, Shalini Baiswala, posted a picture on Instagram (something I recently joined) of what we call a Golden Rain Tree here in the states.  I didn't think they grew where I live.
Binghamton May 21
Ok, I admit it.  I was wrong.

Because I don't trespass onto peoples' property when I take pictures I wasn't able to enjoy the scent of this tree.

This find made my day. I hope the golden rain of this tree makes you happy, too.

If you want to check out (or participate in) other #Thursdaytreelove posts, join me, Parul, and other bloggers and show your love for the trees we share this world with.


8 comments:

  1. That's such a pretty tree .We have a similar one in our neighbourhood.It's very pretty

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  2. I was just at my neighbor's house the other day admiring the one he planted last year. He called it a golden chain tree. Now I see that they are two different species and I will have to research this. His was covered with bees and just gorgeous.

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  3. Let's hope it's not invasive. We don't need another kudzu!

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  4. Love that!Yes, very similar to what Shalini shared though I think this is a bit different.
    Thank you so much for joining. I really appreciate it :)

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  5. Interesting. I don't know if I've ever seen one like that before.

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  6. Looks like an Amaltas (we call it here) tree. Golden rain sounds beautiful. I love this tree (And Gulmohur). They make the surroundings so refreshing. :)

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  7. it looks so pretty. Haven't seen this one around where I stay.

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