14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
It just grows that way

This tree was spotted in the Capital reef area of Utah up at the top of a rock ridge. I saw several trees up on this rock ridge but this one looked like it was falling over. Upon investigating I found that the tree was growing from the rock side ways. It was a healthy mature tree striving. I thought it made a great metaphor. I was inspired

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Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Torrey , Utah, United States of America
Copyright: © barbara cecka