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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Fern forest floor

The redwoods get all the rightful attention in Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Preserve, but the forest floor is full of fascinating flora, too. Here ferns grew tall, just like they did in an imagined Jurassic forest, too. I liked the lines and shadows playing at the foot of the trees.

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Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Guerneville, California, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6s
Copyright: © summers scholl