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Giant rosette Frailejones or Giant Frailejones, or Giant rosette Plant,...

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Caption: Giant rosette Frailejones or Giant Frailejones, or Giant rosette Plant, Espeletia pycnophylla; An Andes Endemic Plant From Colombia, Ecuador And Venezuela Live At High Altitude In The Paramo, Paramo Flower. Espeletia giant rosette plants are reliable biological indicators of time since fire in Andean grasslands. Often the tallest plant in the stunted plants of the paramo. Very important in collecting and holding moisture for the paramo ecosstem. Los Nevados National Park, Nevado del Ruiz, paramo, central Andes, high altitude paramo, Termales del Ruiz, Colombia, South America; FrailejonesG60285_P.tiff
Location: Los Nevados National Park, Nevado del Ruiz, central Andes
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Stephens City VA 22655-9607

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Prime Ministers Cabin {guest house}, Laurel Prong, shown here,  and Mill Prong merge to form the Rapidan River, a favotie fishing spot of President Hoover, VA, Virginia, Shenandoah National Park, Camp Rapidan formerly called Camp Hoover, site of President Hoover's country escape (like current Camp David), used to entertain visiting dignitaries and site of the CCC Civilian Conservation Core camp during depression times, President Hoover wanted a secluded spot devoid of mosquitos but with great trout fishing; used by many presidents and goverment officials in suceeding years, North America; United States of America {America, U.S., United States, US, USA}; Virginia; Shenandoah National Park {Appalachian Mountains, Blue Ridge Mountains}; Camp Hoover {Camp Rapidan};
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American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana, George Washington National Forest, Virginia, VA, tadpole larva, getting legs but still has tail, amphibian; frog, animals; wildlife {undomesticated animals}; Spring, 187677
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