Tree facts and fun!

-Psithurism is what we call the sound of wind in the trees and rustling of leaves.

-Epithyte is a plant that grows on another plant but is not parasitic, such as the numerous ferns, bromeliads, air plants, and orchids growing on tree trunks in tropical rainforests.

--Did you know that there is actually THREE different redwoods in the world! Giant Sequoia, Coastal Redwood and the Metasequoia, or Dawn redwood. It is native to Lichuan county in Hubei province, China. Although the shortest of the redwoods, it grows to at least 165 feet in height.

--Did you know that a palm tree has more in common genetically with turf grass or corn than it has with an oak tree! A palm tree is truly a grass giant! It is not a tree!

--Did you know that the largest, tallest and longest living organisms in the world are trees.

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