A kind of trail

It’s often easy to see cracks in a lava field because there are endemic ‘ae ferns (Polypodium pellucidum) growing in them and they make a distinct green line through the mostly gray lava.

Posted in response to Becky’s October Squares challenge theme of ‘Kind.’ See more responses here.

14 thoughts on “A kind of trail

    1. Graham Post author

      Cracks and fissures are the first place anything grows again. I was fascinated to see that ohia trees put their roots down into lava tubes and access moisture from condensation in the tubes. Nature can be pretty amazing.

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