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Coastal Redwood fallen - re-growing
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Coastal Redwood

Cochwydden Califfornia

Gymnosperms (Conifers)
Family: Juniper family
Cupressaceae (was Taxodiaceae)
Near Welshpool
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This is one of the very few conifers that can make new growth easily when cut down - or in this case blown down. This close up of the fallen trunk shows a new root from an established "re-grown tree" and also a young shoot.

Taken on a BSBI meeting and, as always, I am indebted to more knowledgeable members of the society for guidance.
31 March 2007
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
British Isles status: introduced after 1500 AD

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Photographer: J R Crellin

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31/03/2007 15:23:55
1/25 sec - F/5
Lens: 10.5mm f/2.8 G
Sensitivity: ISO 800
Exp. compensation: -0.3 EV
Depth of field: inf (0.59 m - inf)
Light value: 6.3

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