Friday favorites: Yellow on green

canadaOBS_2015_10_07_120158In Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada, tamaracks (Larix laricina) tower over their black spruce (Picea mariana) neighbors. Tamaracks and their sister larch species are one of the few groups of conifers that change color and drop their needles every year, just like many broad-leaf trees do.

About Margaret Kosmala

I am an ecologist exploring the complex dynamics of plant and animal systems. I am especially interested in understanding how species communities change over time and how humans impact them.
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