15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Aspen Oh Aspen Fall

Ask someone what is the biggest animal, and most people will correctly answer the blue whale. However, what is the largest living organism? It's the Aspen grove. Each grove of these white-barked mountain trees grow from the same interconnected root system making them all one organism.

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Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Aspen, Colorado, Colorado, United States of America
Copyright: © Rob Lantz