Michael P. FRANKIS  GALLERY

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BULGARIA
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Juniperus communis alpina
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Juniperus communis subsp. alpina
- Shrub
Samodivska, central Pirin Mts, 2400 m, 41°40'N 23°29'E. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Juniperus communis alpina
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Juniperus communis subsp. alpina
- Close Up
Same Place. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Pinus mugo mugo
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Pinus mugo subsp. mugo
- Shrubs
Close to its southeasternmost range limit (furthest away from ssp. uncinata influence!), at Bezbog, central Pirin Mts, 2300m, 41°42'N 23°31'E. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Pinus mugo mugo
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Pinus mugo subsp. mugo
- Close Up : Shoots
Same Place. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Pinus heldreichii
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Pinus heldreichii
- Young Tree
At Todorova Ornica, central Pirin Mts, 1600 m, 41°46'N 23°28'E. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Juniperus oxycedrus
- Shrub
At Melnik, SW foothills of Pirin Mts, 550 m, 41°32'N 23°24'E. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Juniperus oxycedrus
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Pinus peuce
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Pinus peuce
- Young Tree
At treeline, 2300 m, Rilski Ezera, Rila Mts, September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Pinus peuce
- Multiple Trunks
Base of same treeline tree showing multiple trunks originating from Nutcracker cache. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Pinus peuce
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Pinus peuce
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Pinus peuce
- Young Tree
Rilski Ezera; another view of the same treeline tree as photo #7. September 1998.
Bulgaria
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Pinus peuce
- Old Tree
1700 m, Pirin Mts, September 1998.
Bulgaria
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Pinus peuce
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Rila Forest
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Rila Forest
- Trees
Pinus peuce (background centre), Pinus sylvestris var. hamata (background left & right), young Picea abies (foreground); between Vada and Maljovitsa, Rila Mts, 1600 m, 42°15'N 23°21'E. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Pinus peuce
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Pinus peuce
- Seedlings
About 4-5 years old, top view; Rilski Ezera, Rila Mts, 2300 m, 42°14'N 23°18'E. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Pinus peuce
- Seedlings
Close-up of base to show 3 seedlings in a cluster together. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria
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Pinus peuce
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Pinus peuce
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Pinus peuce
- Seedlings
About 5-7 years old, close-up of base to show 2 seedlings together; Skakavitski Vodopad, Rila Mts, 2300 m, 42°14'N 23°17'E. September 1998.
SW Bulgaria

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