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Nature's presents include the ficus

 

Last updated 11/1/2019 at 8:14am

Roger Boddart stands in front of a ficus macrophylla, Morton bay fig, which lives at the train station in Santa Barbara. It was planted in 1877. This fig species has massive buttress roots exposed above ground. There is one in Fallbrook, next to Carl's Jr., which is about a quarter in size as the one in Santa Barbara. There is another big one in Balboa Park in San Diego.

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