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#912:  Glendora Bougainvillea

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Location:

E Bennet Ave between Minnesota and Cullen, Glendora

34.139761,-117.861284

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

Planted in 1901 by the R. H. Hamlins, early citrus growers, the Glendora bougainvillea is the largest growth of this exotic plant in the United States. The parent stock was brought to California by a whaling ship about 1870. The vines are one of the best remaining illustrations of the image of California as a paradise that was spread by early 20th-century promoters.



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