Sunday, October 14, 2012

The Cathedral of Redwoods

This is the view upwards when you stand in the middle of the ring of redwoods in front of our cabin.

When ancient redwoods are cut down or fall over from an extreme natural event, their roots usually live on. These surviving roots go on to grow a new batch of trees. These next generation trees often grow in a circle around the ancient tree's old footprint. The younger circle of redwood trees is known as "Fairy Rings," or "Cathedral Groups."

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