Tiny cones hang down at branch tips, over winter they will open and release seed.

September 15, 2008 | | Autumn 2008 | Back Issues | Departments | Environment | Headwaters Sketchbook

Location: Woodlot near Laurel
Date: September 28
Time: 10am
Weather: Sunny, +16

This fall morning I sit cross-legged in the soft duff beneath the only hemlock in our small woodlot, imagining a whole grove of them.

Surely this was once so, for the beams of our barn are said to be hemlock…

Click on the image below to view Linda McLaren’s HEADWATERS SKETCHBOOK for Autumn 2008.

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