Cloud Forest Vegetation

Koke'e State Park, Kauai, Hawaii
September 20, 2023
Oil on canvas
16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm)

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Catching moisture from the Pacific, the windward uplands of Kauai are among the wettest places in the world. The trees of montane cloud forests there are constrained by the nutrient-poor soil, but epiphytes do exceedingly well.

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