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This is the first of juniper I fell in love with my previous visit to Meiss Prado.
Twisty Sierra juniper
is one of the samples twistiest I know. Dead wood is great.
From some angles is difficult to say if the trunk line coming or going.
So many twists
How big is this specimen?
Presentation with a large juniper
Approaching the tree from below, it is easy Miss large curves.
The twisty juniper from below
The variety of trees fun in Meiss Meadow is hard to overstate.
A profusion of tree trunks and dead wood
A relatively simple juniper with co-bonsai size in base
Another juniper twist
The tree later would make an interesting bonsai.
The same tree from the
Another tree brought a big smile. This long juniper took advantage of refuge in its base and a good perch for its foliage about 20 feet away was found.
Looking up, some of the larger trees branches resembling bonsai cascade or semi-cascade sported.
A branch of beautiful old
Looking down on some of the larger trees with dieback near the apex reminded me of how some of the bristlecone pines older can take.
Two large junipers
Among my favorites were these two giants.
A pair of giant
That’s all for this trip to the Sierra Nevada – next week’s back to bonsai
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