Tag Archives: Trailing Arbutus

04.17.2022 Mayflower

Also known as Trailing Arbutus-Epigaea repens flowers well before May as evidenced under our side yard Hemlock currently. It got its name because it is among the earliest of spring flowers but generally appears before the actual month it is … Continue reading

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04.02.2019 Massachusetts’ state flower- Mayflower

Although one of its two recognized common names, the other is Trailing Arbutus, Mayflowers don’t actually wait to show up in May. This is an image from April 14, 2012. There have already been reports of these being found in … Continue reading

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