19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Detail of the bark on a tree trunk. Some trees shed pieces of their bark to rid themselves of pollutants, making them ideal in urban areas. The patterns created during this process are often fascinating.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Camera: Pixel 4a
Copyright: © Elizabeth Allen