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Death of a Jacaranda

My lovely neighbor across the street from me lives in a beautiful 1920s Spanish bungalow complete with a walled courtyard and bubbling fountain. The centerpiece of the courtyard was an exquisite Jacaranda mimosifolia tree. I say ‘was’ because all that is left of this tree as of Saturday is a small pile of wood.

If you’ve lived in Los Angeles for more than a year or visited during May or June, you’ve seen the purple clouds of flowers all over the city that are the Jacaranda tree. They are planted along avenues from Beverly Hills to Van Nuys. They are gracefully shaped trees whose flowers are the most perfect purple. They symbolize springtime in Los Angeles. They are messy when they shed their flowers, and a lot of people hate them (including apparently my neighbor).

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