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!

bailey-road.com said...

What an impressive root system!