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Blossom is a term given to the flowers of stone fruittrees (Genus Prunus) and of some other plants with a similar appearance that flower profusely but for a short period of time in spring. Blossoms are either pink or white depending on the species or variety. Nectarine blossoms, peach blossoms, most cherry blossoms, and some almond blossoms are usually pink. Plum blossoms, apple blossoms, some cherry blossoms, and most almond blossoms are white. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ... Wildflowers A flower is the reproductive organ of those plants classified as angiosperms ( flowering plants; Division Magnoliophyta). ... The peach is a typical drupe (stone fruit) In botany, a drupe is a type of fruit in which an outer fleshy part (exocarp or skin and mesocarp or flesh) surrounds a shell (the pit or stone) of hardened endocarp with a seed inside. ... A plum tree Flowering almond tree A fruit tree is a tree bearing fruit â the structures formed by the ripened ovary of a flower containing one or more seeds. ... Species Old World: Prunus africana Prunus apetala Prunus armeniaca Prunus avium Prunus buergeriana Prunus campanulata Prunus canescens Prunus cerasifera Prunus cerasoides Prunus cerasus Prunus cocomilia Prunus cornuta Prunus crassifolia Prunus davidiana Prunus domestica Prunus dulcis Prunus fruticosa Prunus geniculata Prunus glandulosa Prunus gracilis Prunus grayana Prunus incana Prunus incisa Prunus... For other uses, see Cherry (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Almond (disambiguation). ... Species See text. ... This article is about the fruit. ...
Blossom is to advertise pollen to bees and initiate cross-pollination necessary for the trees to reproduce by producing fruit.
Blossom trees have a tendency to lose their flower petals in wind blown cascades often covering the surrounding ground in petals. This attribute tends to distinguish blossom trees from other flowering trees. It has been suggested that Corolla be merged into this article or section. ...
Millais' renowned painting 'Apple blossoms' at the Lady Lever Art Gallery
Categories: Flowers | Plants
John Everett Millais (June 8, 1829–August 13, 1896) was a painter. ...
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