Shell Tree

Trail Thoughts and Musings

Although another redwood as fallen in front of it, the tree in the background shows how fire resistant redwood trees are. Since the living part of the tree, just inside the bark, was not completely destroyed by fire, a "new" tree has sprouted from the top of the "shell" of the old tree.

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Last updated September 15, 1998.
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