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Ponderosa Pines, the Morning Walk

Of all the pines, this one gives forth the finest music to the winds.

John Muir, naturalist












Now, to work.

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  1. Hey, Ansel....nice photographs!

    I do not believe that I have ever seen a burl on any species of pine.

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  2. Dear Premodern:

    There is a ponderosa pine three quarters of mile up the road from my house that has a burl nearly as big as the burl in the photo I posted, and I know of a ponderosa pine in a side canyon that has a burl that is close to four feet across. There is something about the land and climate in this part of Colorado that allows the ponderosas to grow burls.

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