On a chunky rock in the middle of the Grasse River through Canton, New York, the lack of good soil has kept the trees small and bonsai-esque.

Big Bonsai Island

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Stone Valley Bonsai

We took the summer research students back to Stone Valley for a hike yesterday (the sights were dramatic last year), and during the trip I saw this little tree by the riverside. The miniature form reminded me of a sort of naturally formed bonsai tree.

Stone Valley Bonsai