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Category: Henderson Heights

Chinaberries

Chinaberry Tree (Melia Azedarach)

Chinaberry Tree (Melia Azedarach)

I found this fine example of a Chinaberry Tree (Melia Azedarach) in San Marino Drive, Henderson. Also known as White Cedar, Persian Lilac and Umbrella tree. The fruits are poisonous to humans, and it appears that they are not too popular with birds either.…

Location Signs: Western Heights

Western Heights

Western Heights

Western Heights is defined by its axis: Sturges Road. Now very much a residential area, it used to be covered in orchards and vineyards, as indicated on the welcome sign – and indeed, there still are some vineyards.

The City Daily Photo theme for the month of November is “Heights”.…

Lake Panorama Reflection

Lake Panorama Reflection

Lake Panorama Reflection

Until quite recently, I did not even know this little lake existed (map). Its geese have featured on this blog already, and this reflection presented itself on a still morning. Very peaceful!

As a point of interest, many scenes of the adventure series Xena Warrior Princess were filmed around here before the area was turned into a very nice residential development.…

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