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Bark: An Intimate Look At The World's Trees

Bark: An Intimate Look at the World's Trees | Brain Pickings

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Breathtaking barks!

From the vibrant, ruffled bark of the manzanita tree, the color of the sunset in this small evergreen’s native California, to the lush green-and-brown colors of the rainbow eucalyptus, which resemble the thoughtful palette of a contemporary designer, the big, bold and beautiful 190-page tome captures the world’s most breathtaking barks, including those of trees indigenous to some of Earth’s most remote regions.

Mindanoan gum (or rainbow eucalyptus) found in the Philippines, where the bark is used as a traditional remedy against fatigue.

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