Sunday, June 14, 2015

Huge



Phytolacca dioica aka Ombú, native to the Pampa of South America, on the sidewalk of a very busy street.

16 comments:

Kate said...

That is quite a root system. Unusual looking and very interesting!

Sharon Anck said...

That is huge....and bumpy! What a tree!

Sylvia K said...

Wow! That is indeed an amazing root system!! Terrific captures as always, Jose!! Hope you have a great new week!!

VP said...

Impressive and fascinating!

Rhodesia said...

Wow that is a great root system love this shot. Diane

EG CameraGirl said...

Lots of knobs on those roots!

orvokki said...

I don't know if this is beautiful, but really lovely it is.
It has to bee also very old tree.

RedPat said...

Wow - that is quite a sight!
There is a big parade today going through Little Portugal but unfortunately it is raining a bit.

Lowell said...

This is simply amazing. I've seen some cool root systems, but this beats all!

Randy said...

Wow, that is thick.

Susan Bauer said...

Oh my goodness. What a root system, indeed. How old do you think the tree is?

Babzy said...

Impressive roots ! :)

Karl Demetz said...

Wow, amazing !

Kathy said...

Now those are gnarly roots! They put our Texas live oaks to shame!

William Kendall said...

What great textures in those roots!

Anonymous said...

What an impressive root system!