Temperate Rainforest Scrapbook
Trees Tower over Sarah and RobynAbout an hour from the ocean, we entered the Hoh. Because the climate is not freezing in the winter, the conifers are able to grow year around. They are very tall and hundreds of years old.
Trees Grow to be Very TallSome of these species live past 500 years (Douglas Fir) and others over 1000 years (Sitka Spruce and Western Red Cedar). The Western Hemlock lives the shortest life span of 300 years.
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