Most conifers in Michigan are green year round. The Tamarack (Larix laricina) is the only one that loses its needles for winter. The brown needles remind me of an artificial tree I almost bought by mistake in Uruguay.
Kalamazoo is at the southern edge of this tree's range which extends to northern Canada. Historically, tamarack has been used for many purposes from ships to paper to decoys.
Frozen Leaves In Snow Dusted Ice - [image: Frozen Leaves in Snow Dusted Ice] Frozen Leaves in Snow Dusted Ice The title sums it up... shot today at Asylum Lake. Original post blogged on b2ev...
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