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Old trees

Trees can grow to gargantuan proportions, given the right conditions and enough time. Unfortunately, neither may be available in the Anthropocene. I am grateful, though, for having touched some of the oldest and largest living things on earth.

The world’s largest Sitka spruce tree, near Lake Quinault, Washington
The world’s largest Sitka spruce tree, near Lake Quinault, Washington (Photo by T.S. Bremer, 2017)
The Duncan Cedar, the world’s largest red cedar
The Duncan Cedar, the world’s largest red cedar tree, near Kalaloch, Washington, in an area surrounded by clear-cut devastation (Photo by T.S. Bremer, 2017)

[Daily post 089 of 260 in my year-long challenge.] ♨

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