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#201 posted 1954 days ago

Strange Salamacan trees Pictures, Images and Photos

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#202 posted 1953 days ago

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#203 posted 1953 days ago

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#204 posted 1953 days ago

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#205 posted 1953 days ago

Great burls kolwdwrkr.

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#207 posted 1947 days ago

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#209 posted 1946 days ago

Strange Knobby Trees Pictures, Images and Photos

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#210 posted 1945 days ago



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#211 posted 1944 days ago

Dan is that a sculpture of you?. Great likeness. LOL

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#212 posted 1944 days ago

so this is where little trees come from Pictures, Images and Photos

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#213 posted 1942 days ago

Strange Trees Pictures, Images and Photos

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#214 posted 1942 days ago

trees Pictures, Images and Photos

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#215 posted 1937 days ago

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#216 posted 1937 days ago

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#217 posted 1937 days ago

wonder what that tree looks like in a rain storm ?

that is a really big … tree

bet that appendage would make a bunch of really cool wood turnings. someone should climb up there and saw it off.

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#219 posted 1936 days ago

Very interesting picture Keith.
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#221 posted 1935 days ago

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#223 posted 1934 days ago

twin trees Pictures, Images and Photos

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#224 posted 1934 days ago

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#226 posted 1933 days ago

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#227 posted 1933 days ago

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#228 posted 1933 days ago

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#230 posted 1931 days ago

KEITH, THATS A VERY GRAVE TREE

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#234 posted 1925 days ago

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#237 posted 1922 days ago

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#238 posted 1922 days ago

Trees Pictures, Images and Photos

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#241 posted 1918 days ago

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#244 posted 1910 days ago

Dunbogan Fig Tree

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#245 posted 1908 days ago

ONE FOR DAN
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#246 posted 1907 days ago

El Árbol del Tule [wiki] (“The Tule Tree”) is an especially large Montezuma cypress (Taxodium mucronatum) near the city of Oaxaca, Mexico. This tree has the largest trunk girth at 190 feet (58 m) and trunk diameter at 37 feet (11.3 m). The Tule tree is so thick that people say you don’t hug this tree, it hugs you instead!

For a while, detractors argued that it was actually three trees masquerading as one – however, careful DNA analysis confirmed that it is indeed one magnificent tree.

In 1994, the tree (and Mexican pride) were in jeopardy: the leaves were sickly yellow and there were dead branches everywhere- the tree appeared to be dying. When tree “doctors” were called in, they diagnosed the problem as dying of thirst. The prescription? Give it water. Sure enough, the tree soon recovered after a careful watering program was followed.



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#247 posted 1907 days ago

As a hobby, bean farmer Axel Erlandson shaped trees – he pruned, bent, and grafted trees into fantastic shapes and called them “Circus Trees.” For example, to make this “Basket Tree” arborsculpture, Erlandson planted six sycamore trees in a circle and then grafted them together to form the diamond patterns.

Erlandson was very secretive and refused to reveal his methods on how to grow the Circus Trees (he even carried out his graftings behind screens to protect against spies!) and carried the secrets to his grave.
The trees were later bought by millionaire Michael Bonfante, who transplanted them to his amusement park Bonfante Gardens in Gilroy in 1985.







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#248 posted 1907 days ago




The Chêne-Chapelle (Chapel-Oak) of Allouville-Bellefosse is the most famous tree in France – actually, it’s more than just a tree: it’s a building and a religious monument all in one.

In 1669, l’Abbe du Detroit and du Cerceau decided to build a chapel in (at that time) a 500 years old or so oak (Quercus robur) tree made hollow by a lightning bolt. The priests built a small altar to the Virgin Mary. Later on, a second chapel and a staircase were added.

Now, parts of the tree are dead, the crown keeps becoming smaller and smaller every year, and parts of the tree’s bark, which fell off due to old age, are covered by protective oak shingles. Poles and cables support the aging tree, which in fact, may not live much longer. As a symbol, however, it seems that the Chapel-Oak of Allouville-Bellefosse may live on forever.

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#249 posted 1907 days ago




The amazing baobab [wiki] (Adansonia) or monkey bread tree can grow up to nearly 100 feet (30 m) tall and 35 feet (11 m) wide. Their defining characteristic: their swollen trunk are actually water storage – the baobab tree can store as much as 31,700 gallon (120,000 l) of water to endure harsh drought conditions.

Baobab trees are native to Madagascar (it’s the country’s national tree!), mainland Africa, and Australia. A cluster of “the grandest of all” baobab trees (Adansonia grandidieri) can be found in the Baobab Avenue, near Morondava, in Madagascar

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#250 posted 1907 days ago

This one’s a bit freakish
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