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Quincy, California
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March 19, 2014

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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, March 19, 2014 1B Brilliant yellow daffodils are prepared to greet the first dayof spring, which starts tomorrow, March 20. Bulbs are beginning to bloom all over town as late winter rains and warm weather create the perfect environment for spring flowers to burst forth. Photo by Laura Beaton Brilliant blue and purple hyacinths create a showy display outside the Quincy public library. According to Greek legend, Hyacinth was a young manwhose great beauty attracted the love of Apollo, who killed him accidentally while teaching him to throw the discus. Out of his blood grew the flower bearing his name. Photo by Laura Beaton The diminutive crocus is a member of the iris family and its many varieties attain heights of 2 - 4 inches. These variegated flowers may be seen outside the Plumas County Museum in Quincy as well as in numerous other garden beds and meadows throughout the county. Photo by Laura Beaton Spring in Plumas County replaces the dreary foliage brought on by winter with beautiful flowers in a variety of shapes and colors. Photo by Samantha Hawthorne An early spring yields life in this Chester sapling. Photo by Samantha Hawthorne Flower stalks sprout up around Chester as winter comes to a close. Photo by Samantha Hawthorne Crocuses are one of the first spring flowers to emerge, and rainbow. Photo by Laura Beaton come in nearly every color of the