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.


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.