Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 25, 2013

Botanical “Sky Islands

While conditions above 12,000’ in the Sierra Nevada may seem inhospitable to humans once winter sets in, rare plants have lived at these extreme elevations for centuries. Yosemite Nature Notes has a video on these the unique plant communities growing in these “sky islands” at: Yosemite Nature Notes – 16 – Sky Islands

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