Magnificent Yellowstone Part Three – Flora

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photo of plant in Yellowstone National Park
photo of Yellow Monkey Flowers growing next to bacteria mat in Yellowstone National Park
photo of moss growing on rock in Yellowstone National Park
photo of emerging plant between wood and rock with water droplets on leaves in Yellowstone National Park
photo of bobby socks trees in Yellowstone National Park

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3 Responses to Magnificent Yellowstone Part Three – Flora

  1. Gibber says:

    I love all these but that last one of the trees I can’t take my eyes off of. Stunning. 🙂

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    • Mai Stone says:

      Thanks Gibber. The trees are lodgepole pines. Here’s the explanation I found for why they look like they’re wearing socks: “Dead lodgepole pines near some hydrothermal areas look as if they are wearing white anklet socks, at one time called “bobby socks.” The dead trees soak up the mineral-laden water. When the water evaporates, the minerals are left behind, turning the lower portion of the trees white.” Awesome, aren’t they?

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