Big trees on Vancouver Island

Yesterday we drove up to Tofino,  stopping to walk through a bit of original forest left by the logging companies.

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Kate and a cedar tree.

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The biggest tree in this park, 76 metres, a Douglas Fir over 800 years old.
They tell us to be aware that trees can drop branches without warning, so we behaved accordingly.  Saw Indian pipes, a plant free of chlorophyll which makes its living symbiotically with underground fungi.  Also some pleasing ferns which forms circles with their fronds.

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