Monday, August 2, 2010

Mystery Magnolia?

It's flower is not all white, but I am guessing a cultivar of Magnolia virginiana, or Sweetbay Magnolia. It grows in Prospect Park, at the bottom of the slope, just north of the lake, road side. The hard-edged thing is a large metal container (as in truck) that has been gracing the park for a few weeks.


  1. I want to say saucer(aka tulip) magnolia... but those bloom in spring.

  2. Some at the BBG too. I'll look for labels.

  3. Very good Marie! I've never noticed these blooming now before.


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