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5 Curiously Strange and Weirdly Awesome Trees


Offbeat  (tags: odd, off-beat, trees, unusual )

Shaheen
- 899 days ago - environmentalgraffiti.com
It might be said that trees are only fascinating to fruits and nuts. But these five species are bound to change your mind. Not only is each of them uniquely and beautifully shaped; some have such strange characteristics



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Bianca D. (86)
Monday July 9, 2012, 3:51 pm
Fabulous! I've always loved ceibas!
Tx Shaheen.
 

Reggie Thomas (5)
Monday July 9, 2012, 6:39 pm
That's kinda cool,The tree look capable of keeping the rain off you.I saw all the rest,I just thought this look similar to a Umbrella. (O_O)
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Monday July 9, 2012, 10:35 pm
I cannot currently send a star to Bianca & Reggie because I have done so within the last week
 

John Gregoire (264)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 5:42 am
Cool!
 

Bob P. (421)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 6:34 am
thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 6:55 am
Tree`s I Love them, I have planted several in places I think they will not be disturbed - Edge of reserves etc, just plant them for the future, no need to ask - Plant
 

Christeen Anderson (553)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 10:29 am
I was fascinated by these trees. Thank you for sharing.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 10:50 am
If there are any elementary level teachers reading this, there is a book called "The Great Kapok Tree". This beautifully illustrated book tells of a man who about to cut down a kapok tree in the Amazon. Before he can swing his ax, several animals come to the tree's defense telling him what it would mean to the forest if he took this tree.
The book is a great environmental lesson, also, a great supplement in teaching about the rain forest.
 

John B. (122)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 10:57 am
Thanks Shaheen for posting the link to Environmental Graffiti's slide show and facts about each tree. Great read and great pictures. Read, viewed, noted and spam flagged.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 3:22 pm
Hope we don't extinct any of these...
 

Gloria H. (88)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 3:25 pm
enjoyed looking at them. spam flagged too...where's my star for turning them in? Might as well make it fun when we take the time to report them. whoopie! Got another one!
 

Kay M. (348)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 5:19 pm
cool.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 8:31 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Rin S. (10)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 11:45 pm
Wow, incredible. Thankyou, noted.
 

Eugene C. (3)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 3:38 am
Amazing, Thank you, l really enjoyed looking at these images and learning about these incredible trees.
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 4:57 am
Spam flagged.
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Saturday July 14, 2012, 5:03 am
My apologies to some Care2 Members for they received my Article as a spam.
 
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