is the name given to the flowers
of stone fruit trees
and of some other small plants with a similar appearance that flower profusely but for an extremely short period of time. Blossom is either pink or white depending on the species - cherry blossom and nectarine/peach blossoms are pink, plum and apple blossoms are white.
was also the title of a 1990s television sitcom starring young actress Mayim Bialik. It was about a single father living with his daughter, and two sons (one of whom is an alcoholic).