14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Birches have spiritual importance in several religions, both modern and historical. In Celtic cultures, the birch symbolises growth, renewal, stability, initiation and adaptability because it is highly adaptive and able to sustain harsh conditions with casual indifference.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2016
Photo Location: Voronezh, Russia
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Mikhail Mordasov