All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

These trees had fallen across the trail and had been cut. They were not full-grown trees, but they were huge! The dark center part is the <em>heartwood</em>, the strong dead wood. The lighter wood is the <em>sapwood</em> which transports sap from the r...
These trees had fallen across the trail and had been cut. They were not full-grown trees, but they were huge! The dark center part is the heartwood, the strong dead wood. The lighter wood is the sapwood which transports sap from the roots. Note the thick, fibrous outer bark.

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