Trees



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Aspen Army

Aspen trees are lined up like soldiers in an army. These trees create a beautiful scene creating depth and repetition that remind us how unique nature can be.

 

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Black Aspens

An early autumn snowfall covers these aspens and contrasts the unique black branches of this stand. Quaking aspens are this continent’s most widely distributed tree, and are one of its most colorful. Aspens are the world’s most massive individual organism, and also the oldest. Aspens reproduce through suckering — the process whereby an individual aspen stem sprouts new stems, but belongs to a single aspen, giving the trees ability to reach enormous dimensi...

 

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Blue Pines

Winter snowfall has flocked a group of pines, creating a beautiful cast of hues and detailing the unique shape of these abundant trees. Lodgepole pines and spruces like these belong to the coniferous species of forest trees. Coniferous trees have needles and cones and thrive at higher elevations.

 

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Changing Seasons

A myriad of colors and hues appear arborally in the changing seasons of summer to autumn. A lone maple stands amidst aspens and various species of ground cover.

 

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October Aspens

A stand of quaking aspen turns gold during the autumn season in the rocky mountains. Quaking aspens are this continent’s most widely distributed tree, and are one of its most colorful. Aspens are the world’s most massive individual organism, and also the oldest. Aspens reproduce through suckering — the process whereby an individual aspen stem sprouts new stems, but belongs to a single aspen, giving the trees ability to reach enormous dimensions and longevi...

 

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Storybook Forest

These diverse aspen trees inspire the mind in remembrance to the many fairy-tale and fantasy stories that have been popularized in storybooks and literature.

 

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The Ancient Ones

These gigantic redwood trees evoke emotions inside of us that remind us of a time long gone, almost magical. Redwood National and State Parks are home to some of the worlds tallest trees: old-growth coast redwoods. They can live to be 2000 years old and grow to over 300 feet tall. Truly ancient, these trees are among the many treasures found in our great country.

 

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Vertical Aspens

This view of the aspens gives us an idea of how high these trees can grow. Quaking aspens are this continent’s most widely distributed tree, and are one of its most colorful. Aspens are the world’s most massive individual organism, and also the oldest. Aspens reproduce through suckering — the process whereby an individual aspen stem sprouts new stems, but belongs to a single aspen, giving the trees ability to reach enormous dimensions and longevity.

 

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Wasatch Autumn Snowfall

Like a master painter of the impressionist era, Mother Nature has laid down a blanket of snow on beautiful autumn colors to create a painterly landscape image.

 

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Winter Aspens

Winter blankets the landscape in the Wasatch Mountains along with a stand of aspens. Quaking aspens are this continent’s most widely distributed tree, and are one of its most colorful. Aspens are the world’s most massive individual organism, and also the oldest. Aspens reproduce through suckering — the process whereby an individual aspen stem sprouts new stems, but belongs to a single aspen, giving the trees ability to reach enormous dimensions and longevi...

 

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