14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tree with a Twist

The ancient bristlecone pine tree struggle for millennia to survive at high altitude, windy conditions, which create fantastic and gnarled growth patterns.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: White Mountains, California, United States of America
Camera: DSLR-A850
Copyright: © Jeff Siege