Bend, resist, thrive

Mountainous landscape with a bent tree in the foreground and wooded, rocky slopes under a blue sky with light clouds.

Some areas are especially subject to the influence of the wind, and in particular strong prevailing winds, i.e. those blowing most often from a privileged direction.

Unlike animals, plants cannot escape these winds. From the moment they germinate until they die out, they are constantly subject to the effects of this ecological factor.

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Névache, France

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