Environmental Protection Agency: Community Connection - Cherry Blossom Bloom Dates in Washington, D.C.

This feature tracks the annual peak bloom date of Washington, D.C.’s famous cherry trees.

In addition to winter and early spring temperatures, the timing of the peak bloom for cherry trees can be affected by other weather, climate, and location factors. For example, extended growing periods and warmer autumns could affect bloom dates by altering other stages of cherry tree growth.

Science Topics
Biology, Botany, Climate Change, Ecology
Middle School
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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