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Prairie Creek State Park - James Irvine Trail: Cathedral Tree & an architect | by rachel_thecat
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Prairie Creek State Park - James Irvine Trail: Cathedral Tree & an architect

From "The Redwood Forest: History, Ecology, and Conservation of the Coast Redwoods" by Reed F. Noss:

"Surveys of old-growth stands in park and preserves indicate frequent occurences of "cathedral trees", i.e. clumps of large trees derived from basal sprouts of a "mother" tree".

 

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Taken on June 8, 2007