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Poll: when will the cherry blossoms peak?


The sun rises behind the Jefferson Memorial as cherry blossoms hit peak bloom on April 2, 2008. (Kevin Ambrose)

The earliest peak bloom on record occurred on March 17, 2000 when conditions were unseasonably warm in the weeks prior. Could the NPS be wrong and 2012’s blossoms bud prior to its projection? Vote in our poll (allow a few seconds to load).

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