14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Knobby kneed cypress trees in Congaree National Park

In early August, I stopped to hike in Congaree National Park, SC. The wood spikes sticking out from the ground are cypress knees, root projections that make me think of miniature wooden versions of Utah's hoodoos.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Hopkins, South Carolina, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © Garrett Sharpe