21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Quercus suber in a forest in Sintra, Portugal with fern growing on top of it

Quercus suber, commonly known as cork oak, prevents desertification and provides the perfect habitat for many animal and plant species, including some rare and endangered species.

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Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Sintra, Portugal
Copyright: © Liliia Kucher