Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/May/White Flowers/Trees

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This page is part of a dichotomous key for plants recorded as blooming in Southeastern Pennsylvania during the month of May.
These plants have the following traits:

  • White flowers
  • are trees

Magnolia stellata

Closeup of a flower

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Profile for Magnolia stellata (Star Magnolia)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Small to midsize tree with gray bark and a rounded habit
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring


Viburnum sieboldii

inflorescence and foliage

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Profile for Viburnum sieboldii (Siebold's Viburnum)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:large shrub or small tree
Scent:strong unpleasant scent from foliage
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Cornus florida

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Cornus florida (Flowering Dogwood)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Aesculus hippocastanum

Inflorescence

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Profile for Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut)
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Viburnum prunifolium

Illustration

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Profile for Viburnum prunifolium (Blackhaw)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring


Cercis canadensis

Flowering tree

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Profile for Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Small tree with a horizontal branching habit
Flowers:Small clusters of pea-like flowers, borne on the stems and even trunks
Foliage:Heart-shaped
Stem:Zig-zagging
Fruit:flattened pods
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Cornus kousa

Flowers, bracts, and foliage

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Profile for Cornus kousa (Japanese Dogwood)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer


Malus domestica

Flowers

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Profile for Malus domestica (Apple)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Sassafras albidum

Illustration

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Profile for Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Medium sized tree or large shrub
Foliage:Unlobed, lobed on one side (resembling a mitten), or on two sides (resembling a mitten with 2 thumbs)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring


Robinia pseudoacacia

Inflorescences

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Profile for Robinia pseudoacacia (Black Locust)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring


Prunus serotina

Branch with panicles

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Profile for Prunus serotina (Black Cherry)
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring


Malus

Flower of M. Asiatica

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Profile for Malus (Apple, Crabbapple)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring



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Last updated 12:47, 1 January 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 12 plants.