Friday, March 11, 2011

Dormancy--2011 Tree Year

The Tree YearIt's snowing again today, and the sumac buds are tight shut still.

Like other smooth-barked tree species here, the sumacs have lots of lovely lichens.

3 comments:

Crafty Green Poet said...

those are lovely lichens! I'm always fascinated by them!

Marvin said...

Lichens seem not to mind winter's cold, but love its moisture.

dreamfalcon said...

I like the hairy branch in the first photo.