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Borne of Leaves Decaying

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In the shadow of pine-covered Sugarloaf Peak, Quaking aspen follow the
changing of the season.

Here, aspen groves share space with Ponderosa pines.

At an elevation of 8,600 feet, the large number of trees provides a
diversity of forest floor and meadow habitats for shrubs, grasses and
wildflowers. Soil moisture here is not as severely depleted during early
summer drought as in lower zones, allowing many high-elevation plants to

October 8, 2008


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Voted 10/10

A little color contrast action. nice trees my friend
Posted Oct 10, 2008 1:11 am

lcarreauRe: Nice....


Hasn't voted

Thank you, my friend. There's going to be a
drastic drop in temperatures tomorrow.

Does everybody have their parkas on???
Posted Oct 10, 2008 8:00 pm

BCJVery cool


Voted 10/10

I wish we had aspen here in the PNW...they're so beautiful this time of year.
Posted Oct 10, 2008 2:47 am

lcarreauRe: Very cool


Hasn't voted

I wish I had Mount Rainier in the SW...it's so
beautiful ANY time of the year.

Gotta love "white-outs" and Mountain goats!!!
Posted Oct 10, 2008 8:02 pm

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lcarreauSubmitted by lcarreau
on Oct 9, 2008 8:30 pm

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Lat/Lon: 35.35686°N / 111.61594°W
Object Title: Borne of Leaves Decaying

Image Type(s): Hiking, Flora, Informational, Scenery