Bald Cypress—The Theory on Knees

This summer, while wandering through the beautiful VanDusen Gardens in Vancouver, British Columbia, I saw the remarkable bald cypress, complete with knees.   I had written a short post on Deciduous Conifers previously, and had always wanted to see this tree, and especially those knees!  There are theories swirling all around about the purpose of the knees.  Could these projections of the roots act as a support and … Continue reading Bald Cypress—The Theory on Knees