Interesting live oak

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#1)  Interesting live oak

Postby Lucas » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:17 am

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"The next day we got to paddle down the Bayou Teche and climb around in the enormous live oaks that are growing along the bayou."
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#2)  Re: Interesting live oak

Postby Don » Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:30 pm

Did you have the sense that the tree was along a river's edge, and much of it's soil base had eroded away?
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#3)  Re: Interesting live oak

Postby Joe » Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:41 am

I suspect it grew on an old stump which rotted away.
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#4)  Re: Interesting live oak

Postby Lucas » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:43 pm

Don wrote:Did you have the sense that the tree was along a river's edge, and much of it's soil base had eroded away?


A friend's pic. Erosion is what I suspect.
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