Duncan Menge

Plants


Fever tree (Acacia xanthophloea), Kruger NP, South Africa
One of many nitrogen fixers in savanna


 
Tree ferns (Cyathea
smithii), Westland NP, New Zealand



Coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), Redwood NP, California
This one was called "Big Tree."  Redwoods are the world's tallest trees, reaching up to about 379' (115 m)



Fynbos vegetation, Cape Point, South Africa
Incredibly diverse ecosystem


 
Deciduous forest, Harriman State Park, New York


 
Wildflowers, Sequoia NP, California
High Sierra Trail



Southern beech (Nothofagus) forest, Fiordlands NP, New Zealand
Routeburn Track



Giant sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum), Sequoia NP, California
Giant sequoias are the world's largest tree by volume (52,500 cubic feet, 1,497 cubic meters)
Also among the tallest (311', 95 m), widest (29', 8.9 m dbh), and oldest (>3,200 years)



Lakes Trail, Sequoia NP, California



Wildflowers, Yellowstone NP, Wyoming



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