Cherry blossoms in Washington
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Cherry blossoms reach their peak in Washington

Cherry blossoms in Washington

Visitors walk under a canopy of Yoshino cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin in Washington on March 31.

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Cherry blossoms in Washington

More than 180 cherry trees stand in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington. 

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Cherry blossoms in Washington

The National Park Service declared the district’s cherry blossoms to be at peak on April 1.

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Cherry blossoms in Washington

About 3,800 cherry trees of several varieties can be found on the National Mall and in the Tidal Basin in Washington.

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Cherry blossoms in Washington

Blossoms frame Andrew Wright, who proposed to girlfriend Hannah Bagley on April 1 at the Tidal Basin in Washington.

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Cherry blossoms in Washington

Cherry trees line the path along the Tidal Basin that leads to the Jefferson Memorial in Washington.

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Cherry blossoms in Washington

The National Park Service declared cherry trees to be at peak in Washington on April 1. The blossoms are expected to last as long as 10 days.

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Cherry blossoms in Washington

Photographers line up to capture the peak bloom of Washington’s cherry blossoms on April 1. 

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Cherry Blossoms in Washington

Peak blossom time in Washington is declared when 70% of the Yoshino cherry trees have bloomed. Other varieties are among the 3,800 trees in the Jefferson Memorial area.

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Cherry blossoms in Washington

An evening shot of the cherry blossoms, with the Washington Monument in the background, on April 1.

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