More on the smooth-barked tree ~

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Lagerstoemia apalachee, April 6, 2016

This is the label hanging on another specimen of the “smooth-barked tree” of yesterday, showing two things: that the bark does go through a phase of not being smooth; and that the trees in question are called Lagerstroemia apalachee. Looking them up (e.g. here) also lets a person know that at some point–probably soon–they’ll be blooming!

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