Gnarled stumps of Utah Juniper intertwine. Mogollon Rim, Arizona
Colorado Blue Spruce
Recommended maximum dimension: 20 inches
Three solitary trunks announce a beautiful stand of aspens near 11,000 feet elevation outside Victor, Colorado.
Aspen Glade, Victor, Colorado
Although we usually think of aspen forests glowing in the bright colors of autumn, they can be quite dark when in full leaf -- especially under the dimming light of a gathering thunderstorm near Victor, Colorado.
Twisted Trunk, Santa Rita Mountains, Arizona
The trunk of an old hollowed-out sycamore tree with turned leaves all around.
A towering Utah Juniper (Juniperus osteosperma) stands guard over the pine forest on Mingus Mountain, Arizona
Field of Cones
Cones of all ages adorn the forest floor as autumn draws to a close.
Recommended maximum dimension: 24 inches.