Monday, January 21, 2013

Rip Van Winkle

Bald Cypresses and Spanish Moss, Magnolia Gardens, Charleston, SC
 © Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved

Wispy clusters of Spanish Moss dangle from a row of bald cypresses reflected in a garden pond. You can see why this mossy epiphyte is sometimes called "old man's beard". I hope if I ever live to be ancient, that I can grow such a beard...

 like Rip Van Winkle.

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