conifers form a canopy over the top of the forest, creating a shady forest
floor. We thought the forest looked like a sparkling fairyland! Light filtered
through the branches of the conifer trees and bounced off water droplets
here and there.
The beautiful forest floor was covered with ferns. We also found oxalis leaves that fold up tight in the summer heat. There were lots of mosses and wildflowers,too. Needles decay very, very slowly because the temperatures are cool.