Oldest trees of Collier County

Is there a limit on how high …
a cypress tree can grow?

Old Growth Cypress Trees
as seen on Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk
in Fakahatchee Strand State Park
November 20111

Consider that first they had to avoid getting cut down in the 1940s and second they had to withstand the mighty gales of a hurricane force storm. The former will cut them down to square one and the second will snag them at the top.

These two escaped the first but not the second.

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