Spanish moss in Cypress Grove, East Texas
The cypress grove and Spanish moss are unique and unforgettable. This fine art photograph features a dense forest of Cypress Grove trees in the fall with green leaves changing to shuttle shades of tan, cinnamon, and fiery orange, while Bald Cypress tree branches are draped with clumps of Spanish moss. The Spanish Moss gives an eerie but beautiful otherworldly quality.
Bald cypresses trees are well-adapted to wet conditions and tend to grow along rivers and in wetlands; they are excellent at soaking up floodwaters and preventing erosion. This nature photograph was taken during sunset in the bayou and swamps of Caddo Lake, Louisiana, United States.
© Dan Kosmayer, 2021