Maples among the redwoods
DP357-2015 Posted Wednesday, December 23
We were walking among the towering redwoods, with light filtering down, and every now and then illuminating parts of the understory trees and ferns. I liked the small redwood twig caught by the young maple sapling before it reached the ground.
For context provided from a wider angle view of this maple limb, see https://arctangent.smugmug.com/Nature-Flora/Cyber-Arboretum/Maple-Trees-1-Non-Asian/i-r6SHr5g/A. I have identified this tentatively as a bigleaf maple.
Stout Memorial Grove, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park,
Crescent City, California
Taken September 26, 2009; edited December 2015
Title (for legacy viewing on the Dailies): Maples among the redwoods
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