赏樱去吧!感受一下波特兰的春天

春回大地,波特兰部分街道近日悄悄换上了“春装”,市民又可以欣赏樱花,李子树花,杜鹃花和玉兰树花盛放的美景。波特兰樱花季节一般从3月中开始,到4月份是高峰期。 每年春天波特兰街道已是一片粉红花海。 周六阳光普照、街道两旁的樱花树和李子树花,格外显得壮观。暖冬促使樱花树提前开花。在波特兰的樱花如雨后春笋般冒出,其中一个赏花热门地,位于汤姆·麦考尔水滨公园,在公园的北端日本美国历史广场(Japanese American Historical Plaza), 所有樱花树完全盛开,市民和游客特地到来赏花、散步及拍照,率先感受一下波特兰的春天。波特兰日本花园(Portland Japanese Garden)也是赏花热门地点,另外一个是河的东岸Eastbank Esplanade。

俄勒冈州首府所在地塞勒姆樱花也同样提早绽放,樱花赏花地点在州议会大厦公园( State Capitol State Park) 和购物中心广场(Capitol Mall)。

下面是波特兰地区赏樱的推荐地址:

1. Japanese American Historical Plaza at Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Portland, OR 97209, map
When: Late March – early April
Hours: 5AM – 12AM
Admission: FREE

2. Hoyt Arboretum

4000 SW Fairview Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, map
When: mid-April to May
Hours: Daily 5AM – 10PM
Admission: FREE

3. Hoyt Arboretum

4000 SW Fairview Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, map
When: mid-April to May
Hours: Daily 5AM – 10PM
Admission: FREE

4.Laurelhurst Park

SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd & Stark St, Portland, OR 97214, map
Hours: Daily 5AM – 10:30PM
Admission: FREE

5. Pittock Mansion

3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland, OR 97210, map
Hours: Daily 6AM – 9PM (hours for the grounds)
Admission: FREE

6.Portland Japanese Garden

611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205, map
Hours: Mar to Sept: Mon 12PM – 7PM, Tues to Sun 10AM – 7PM || Oct to Mar: Mon 12PM – 4PM, Tues to Sun 10AM – 4PM
Admission: $16.95

7.Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Eastmoreland

5801 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97202, map
When: April – May
Hours: Apr to Sept: 6AM – 10PM || Oct to Mar: 6AM – 6PM
Admission: FREE from Oct to Mar, $5

8. Lan Su Chinese Garden

239 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209, map
Hours: Daily 10AM – 4PM
Admission: $10

樱花和李子树花很容易混淆,很难区分

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樱花树叶是绿色,花瓣顶端上有个小叉口

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李子树花树叶不是绿色,花瓣上没有小口

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