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Pacific madrone
The Pacific madrone is a nifty tree with a distinctive peeling bark. This one has found a beautiful place to live, at the observation point on the Griff Creek Trail, Olympic National park.

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JoelSkokWow--a madrona at 1,835'

JoelSkok

Voted 10/10

Must have been a stalwart of a speciman. I got my BS in Forestry at the UW. Growing up in the Seattle area I never saw one of these higher than a few hundred feet--and always within 30 miles or so or salt water. Uncanny find, thanks for sharing. Looks healthy too.
Posted Mar 18, 2013 3:53 pm

Arthur DigbeeRe: Wow--a madrona at 1,835'

Arthur Digbee

Hasn't voted

Thanks - I have no insight how it's surviving here. It's a bit exposed, straight shot to the ocean, in a pretty wet place.
Posted Mar 23, 2013 7:35 am

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Arthur DigbeeSubmitted by Arthur Digbee
on Apr 2, 2009 9:02 pm

Image ID: 503420
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Lat/Lon: 48.02113°N / 123.57164°W
Object Title: Pacific madrone

Image Type(s): Scenery