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Spring in December?


Spring in December?
Photo Information
Copyright: Sherry McClead (Bear777) (2)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-12
Categories: Trees
Camera: Nikon N80, Tamron 70-300mm Macro
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-02-02 12:21
Viewed: 3816
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This photo was taken on a nature trail at Camp Helen State Park.The park is bordered on three sides by the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Powell– one of the largest coastal dune lakes in Florida. Coastal dune lakes are extremely rare worldwide; in the United States they occur only along the Gulf Coast. Prehistoric middens and mounds indicate that humans lived in the area more than 4,000 years ago. From 1945 until 1987, Camp Helen was a company resort for employees of an Alabama textile mill and some of the buildings are now being restored. Natural areas range from coastal dunes and salt marshes along the Gulf to freshwater wetlands and sand pine scrub along the lake. Activities include swimming, beachcombing, nature study, hiking, and both freshwater and saltwater fishing. Located west of Panama City Beach just inside Bay County, on U.S. 98 at the west end of the Lake Powell bridge.
I Don't know what kind of tree or bush this is... but was shocked to see such spring type growth in December.


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