Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Resilient

Here is my entry for this week’s Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge with the topic of Resilient.  ENJOY.

I’ve been lucky to capture of few of the bigger trees in Oregon.  These are my two favorites.

This Cottonwood tree which is located in Willamette Mission State Park.

Cotton Wood Tree located in Willamette Mission State Park.
Cottonwood Tree (populous trichocarpa) located in Willamette Mission State Park.

Populus trichocarpa:  This giant black cottonwood stands near the site of the Willamette Mission established by Reverend Jason Lee in 1834. The Willamette Mission Cottonwood is the largest of its kind in Oregon and the nation.

  • Approx. height: 155′
  • Age: Approx 270 years
  • Circumference: 26′ 3″
  • Dedicated on: April 13, 2001
  • Crown: 110′
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Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) Tree. That is Chris in red at the bottom of the photo.

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Qi (energy) hugs

Cee

33 Comments

  1. Those are impressively huge trees 🙂 Most of our oldest trees were cut down to make masts for ships more than 100 years ago when New England was the fishing and whaling capitol of the world. I hope you hold onto your giant trees. I think they are the last in the world.

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