"Key West or Bust" - Day 91
Just to be different, I'm using only photos and their captions to tell the story of today's hike.
|'Mandelbrot Trees' - a typical scene in the flat savanna of Osceola National Forest. Just as all the trees seemed like identical clones of one another, much of today I felt as if I was hiking through the same scene over and over.
|Almost all of the trail scenes looked like this, though it was not always this obvious that I was hiking through fields of planted trees rather than natural forest.
|Here there was a sturdy bridge, but it didn't do me much good. There was an adjacent pond and it was flooded. I suspect that there was a family of beavers hard at work here.
|Within the 'sameness' of the big picture, I found plenty of interesting 'little stuff'. Here is a wildflower blooming in the dead of winter. I wasn't able to identify this one.
|My first sighting of the hooded pitcher plant - common in central and northeast Florida
Below is a map of today's hike, with links to more photos:
Osceola National Forest at EveryTrail
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