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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JoelSkok - Mar 18, 2013 3:53 pm - Voted 10/10

Wow--a madrona at 1,835'

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.

Arthur Digbee

Arthur Digbee - Mar 23, 2013 7:35 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow--a madrona at 1,835'

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.

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