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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Old Growth Redwoods - Sequoia Sempervirens

In the forest are 7 foot tall remnants of old growth Redwoods. The Gualala area was logged of Redwoods in the 1880's. The roots of the trees that were taken birthed second growth Redwoods and the stumps became a haven for plants such as these Huckleberry bushes. A few old growth Redwoods were spared in our area because they have a twisty growth pattern. I'll share a photo of one of those ancients in the days to come.

1 comment:

Jeanne Jackson said...

And Quinliven Creek flows by these two Redwood stumps.