SJCTM - 22 - Cherry blossoms
Join Raymond and Carolyn as they discuss figures in ancient Japanese folklore, botanical attractions in Vancouver and across Canada, and...mutants and clones? The Japanese ornamental cherry tree is all of these, not to mention a feature of spring in Japan and many places in Canada.
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival official website. Includes a cherry tree map, list of varieties found in Vancouver, information on how to become a cherry blossom scout, and more.
Ohnuki-Tierney, Emiko. Kamikaze, Cherry Blossoms, and Nationalisms: The Militarization of Aesthetics in Japanese History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.