I discovered this tree growing near a river in the Appalachian Mountains. I’m not sure what kind of tree it is. It’s roots drew my attention.
Who might take shelter among these roots during winter?
The tree was surrounded by what looked like flowerless rhododendrons or perhaps mountain magnolia. They must be cousins.
The ethereal treetop was a mystery. I reveled in the lush greenery close to the earth. The trail was calling.
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