Rhododendron in the Deep Dark Forest

 

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One of the more interesting photos where the sun does not penetrate the deep places of the Himalaya. These trees are also used as firewood and boards, which is probalby their chief threat, after global warming. Even so, local recognize their value for lumber and for burning, and often limit cutting so they can be managed for continuous yield. Green inhibits this, however.

 

 

In the shadows

 

 

 

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