November 15, 2020 ―- Archive
Here is the bark of a quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) tree in the Lumpy Ridge area of Rocky Mountain National Park. The bark of the aspen is photosynthetic and has gas exchange pores like the stomata on leaves. The inner bark is used as food by animals and people. This picture was taken on November 6, 2020.
Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).