Spring Fever

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Amid colder than usual weather on the West Coast and milder than usual temperatures on the East Coast, the vernal equinox on March 20 signaling the end of winter and a hint of spring to come.

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Unusually mild, warm weather meant the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C., bloomed at least a couple of weeks earlier than usual this year. This cherry tree frames the Jefferson Memorial in the background.

Visitors to the Tidal Basin in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C.  - home each year to the Cherry Blossom Festival - enjoy an earlier than usual display of flowering bowers near the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.

A fern in Alabama unfurls under springtime light.

A lone yellow tulip stands out among a field of pink at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in northwest Washington state.

A train sweeps through the vernal countryside near Glyndyfrdwy, Wales.

An apricot blossom catches a hint of sunlight at the Orchard Heritage Park in Sunnyvale, CA.

Creeping ivy reaches upward toward the Chicago skyline.

At the Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall, England, a "giant's" head is sprouting spring growth.

A splash of daffodils mark the beginning of spring near Ravenglass, Cumbria, U.K.

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