Magnolia grandiflora, commonly known as the Southern Magnolia is a beloved flowering evergreen tree of the Southeastern United States.
You can read more about Magnolia (Wikipedia) by clicking here.
Photo is part of Magnolia Series taken in the small town of Franklin, North Carolina, USA.
© Jean Gregory Evans
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS 1/320s 100mm f/5.7 ISO-125