The subjects would be stereotypes--the weathered hands of a rancher holding a baby goat, crosses by the roadside, rugged hills studded with pinon pine
were it not for the photographer's high degree of skill and the gravitas lent by the absence of color.
seeds are eaten by many birds and animals.
In a second series of experiments at the same study site, the researchers set out to find out what noise might mean for tree seeds and seedlings, using one of the dominant trees in the area - the pinon pine
seed production, collection, and storage.
Barber, of the University of California, Santa Cruz, has found that Google Earth's resolution of that swatch of the globe is good enough for her to tell a bristlecone forest from a stand of pinon pine
, greatly simplifying her efforts to map and study bristlecones.
where the cover is thick with pinon pine
, live oak, scrub brush, cactus, ponderosa pine and giant junipers.
Skeletal black trees testify to the destructive fires that have swept across the oak, pinon pine
, and juniper forests of the mesa during three of the last four summers.
Typical plants: Pinon Pine
, Yuccas, Apache Plume, Agaves, Penstemons
A Navajo doctor employed by the Centers for Disease Control was told by a friend, who was a hataalii and a traditional healer, that the epidemic was caused by a mild and wet winter resulting in a huge crop of pinon pine
nuts, occurrences associated with disease in Navajo oral tradition.
The terrain is remarkable with green pockets of alfalfa laced among colorful rimrock and pinon pine
with panoramic lookouts to stunning red rock formations and the broad tree-covered slopes of the Boulder.
Vegetation is dominated by short grass prairie and pinon pine
(Pinus edulis)-one-seeded juniper (Juniperus monosperma) woodland" (3).
The fates of the cached seeds are similar to those of pinon pine
seeds cached by birds.