08/04/18 3:00pm
TIM PURTELL PHOTO Sourwood flowers and buds.

TIM PURTELL PHOTO
Sourwood flowers and buds.

Latin name: Oxydendrum arboreum

Location: Two sizable sourwoods have long thrived in the Heights—one near the tennis court at the corner of Summerfield Place and Clinton Avenue, the other at the corner of Waverly Place and Bay Avenue. A smaller one, donated by Friends of Trees in 2016 as an Arbor Day tree, stands in front of the Police Station. Another resides in the Sylvester Manor garden.

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06/02/18 8:00am
TIM PURTELL PHOTO | A dogwood tree on Bateman and North Midway roads.

TIM PURTELL PHOTO | A dogwood tree on Bateman and North Midway roads.

Latin Name: Cornus florida

Location: The flowering dogwoods have been spectacular this spring. Until last week, a handsome specimen stood out on the corner of Bateman and North Midway. Two others were prominent next to the library and in front of the school. Others were blooming in front of Center homes as well as along Route 114. (more…)