THE ANCIENT YEW FOREST OF KINGLEY VALE

Tucked between Stoke Down and Bow Hill, near the village of West Stoke about three miles north west of Chichester, in West Sussex in southern England, is Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve. via The Ancient Yew Forest of Kingley Vale — ALK3R

THE PHENOMENON OF “CROWN SHYNESS” WHERE TREES AVOID TOUCHING

Crown shyness is a naturally occurring phenomenon in some tree species where the upper most branches in a forest canopy avoid touching one another. via The Phenomenon of “Crown Shyness” Where Trees Avoid Touching — ALK3R