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Bodean

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I think a thread isolating cool tree pics would be neato.

Easy to find pics, not lost in Work pics.
 

stig

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Could one of you please tell me, what kind of cypress that is. If you know the botanical name, that would be good, thanks.
 

gf beranek

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This is perfect! "Unofficial cool tree picture thread"

Last Thursday 8/14/08 I drove to Crescent City to meet with Mario Vaden, from the Buzz, for a hike into the Grove of Titans. It's not far from the Stout Grove, but much more of a hike to get into. And as much of a hike and beating down the brambles as it was to get to these trees I think the overall trip was well worth it.

These trees all have names but I'm not going to bother with them. What's in a name anyway. The trees speak for themselves. And it's not the fact that any one of them holds a record for their size or height, but the fact that they are all in the same close vicinity that makes it unique, for me.

Enjoy the views!
 

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And then on the way home I stopped at Prairie Creek Redwoods and took a short hike through the Rotary Club Grove.

And here again is a concentration of large specimen redwoods in a relatively small area. 5 or 6 acres and no less than dozens of trees over 14 foot through. It was like a blind dog in a meat house. Every where you turn there's another tree that catches your eye.

Enjoy the views!
 

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Blinky

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Those are some spectacular trees, they definitely speak for themselves. Thanks.
 

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Here's a link to the hike through the grove.

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Really nice pix, ever'body. Like falling in love each tree pic. Me likey !!!
 
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WOW!! Thanks to all posting these pics.
Some day I will see them in person.
 
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