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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Rooted in the Air

Most plant roots grow in the earth; this is the extensive (and unusual) aerial root system of Anthurium hookeri, or Bird’s Nest Anthurium

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Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Kate Ampersand