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Oak Tree

Quercus sp.

Description:

Our most common species of Oak Tree in the Pine-Oak forests above San Cristobal de Las Casas, 2,200 meters. These oaks stand both the heavy rainy season and the 3-4 months of the dry season. The ground is now heavily littered with dry oak leaves, while new shoots are just starting. Oaks are heavily infested with lichens, moss, bromeliads, orchids and a vast array of galls (3rd picture).



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2 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Gracias, Hugo. Espero que puedas regresar algún día.

Hugo Contreras
Hugo Contreras 5 years ago

Me encanta CHIAPAS y sus bosques y selvas los extraño

Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Apr 24, 2013
Submitted on Apr 29, 2013

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