When spring finally makes its appearance, it does so in style. With the budding warmth comes cherry blossom season, the annual explosion of pink and white blossoms that are around for just a few days.
In honor of this beautiful annual show nature puts on, check out some stunning pictures of cherry blossoms Imgur users uploaded.
Above: Cherry blossoms in the shadow of Mount Fuji, Japan. (Source: Imgur)
Washington, D.C.'s Tidal Basin is ringed with hundreds of cherry blossom trees. Tourists from all over the world flock to the Tidal Basin for the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival. (Source: Imgur)
Cherry blossoms in the rain (Source: Imgur)
Cherry blossoms create a canopy over a walking path in Yokohama, Japan (Source: Imgur)
The photographer says these cherry blossom trees are 1,000 years old. (Source: Imgur)
Cherry blossoms blanket Mount Yoshino, Japan. (Source: Imgur)
Cherry blossoms at Donghak temple in South Korea. (Source: Imgur)