Friday, June 22, 2012

"Fossil tree"

Dawn redwood, Prospect House.
"Before 1942, when the dawn redwood was discovered growing halfway up the Yangtse River, this species had been known only from fossil specimens and was thought extinct."  
--From The Trees of Princeton 



7 comments:

cieldequimper said...

Beautiful!

Dianne said...

A wonderful old tree with such character ... and great that it's not extinct.

Tanya said...

what a gorgeous tree!

Rath Savinders said...

Well I'm glad it's not - extict that is.

LONDONLULU said...

cieldequimper, Dianne, Tanya and Rath - thank you so much for your sweet comments!

Rath - thanks so much for dropping by!

EG CameraGirl said...

This is soooo cool!

LONDONLULU said...

EG CameraGirl - thanks so much!