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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sempervivum tectorum (latin for "living forever") named because it has an amazing ability to grow even in difficult environments like harsh winters. Norse folklore about the plant related to warding o

Sempervivum tectorum (latin for "living forever") named because it has an amazing ability to grow even in difficult environments like harsh winters. Norse folklore about the plant related to warding off lightning strikes and witchcraft.

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Date Taken: 09.2013
Date Uploaded: 07.2014
Photo Location: San Francisco, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Talyn Sherer