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Southern Catalpa

BeeryCatalpaBlossomsThe southern catalpa tree puts on a glorious show with its bloom in early summer. It displays masses of orchid-shaped flowers. When these finish, it leaves behind  tough 14-inch long beans, a popular toy amongst country children who call it the “cigar tree.” This first print in the woodcut series Flora Appalachee is available from my Etsy shop at

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