Saturday, July 23, 2016

Mimosa Tree

Here in Hawaii, this tree is called a shower tree if I'm not mistaken. In New Mexico, they are called Mimosa trees. In looking it up, it seems that perhaps most of the world might know them as Persian Silk trees. Which, I think, is a very apt name as that is what the flowers look like-silk threads.

These trees are well cared for and have a beautiful umbrella like canopy as a result. Someday, they will be gigantic-just give them another 30 years of so.

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Norma Ruttan said...

that's the prettiest tree shadow I've ever seen! I've heard of a mimosa tree, but I think they don't grow where I live.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I think I like the ground view of the tree best. What fun!

Ralph said...

These trees are lovely, adding a soft canopy over the land. And their shadows leave a kaleidoscope underneath. Absolutely stunning!

carol l mckenna said...

Beautiful nature shadow shots!

Happy Daze to you ~ ^_^

colleen said...

What a beautiful spread of shadows. It's almost as if they are the visible xray of the tree's roots.

Lessandra said...

I think I like the first tree silhouette the best - it just jumps out at you.

Kathe W. said...

we call them Silk Trees here in the Pacific Northwest! Lovely shot!


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