The fantastically wet climate of southwestern New Zealand—average rainfall of more than 20 feet a year—allows tree limbs like these in Fiordland National Park to grow shaggy with moss, lichen, liverwort, and other clinging greenery.

See more pictures from the March 2014 feature story “Where Greenstone Grows.”


See full article on NationalGeograhic.com
http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/tree-branches-new-zealand-melford/

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