Nature’s Oddities

This unusual pine is on my property. Why I never saw it before, and how it got this way is one of the many mysteries of Mother Nature and Big Sur. That’s why I am here.


And here is a closer look.


~ by bigsurkate on April 8, 2014.

7 Responses to “Nature’s Oddities”

  1. There is a Monterey Pine just like yours along 17 Mile Drive in PB.
    I always figured that somebody trained it like that when it was a seedling.
    The loop, being near the base would support that guess.


  2. Like a crested saguaro, rare and a treat to spot.


  3. What a beautiful image……love it


  4. very cool Kate!!


  5. Isn’t that a “loop pine”?


  6. I’ll have to look that one up, Bob


  7. Great pun, Bob! 😀


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