The Majestic, Paperbark Cherry - what a beautiful tree!
The tree in these photos is known as the Dragon’s Blood tree and it is a rare type of tree that originates on a small group of four islands in the Indian Ocean. The tree contains a beautiful red sap which is called Dragon’s Blood that has been used as a medicine to treat a variety of ailments and can supposedly increase the potency of witchcraft spells for sexuality, banishing, love, and protection.
The Angel Oak in Charleston, SC Reportedly the oldest thing -- living or man-made -- east of the Rockies, Angel Oak is a live oak tree aged approximately 1,500 years. Some locals simply call it The Tree. It stands in a wooded area along Bohicket Road of John's Island outside Charleston, South Carolina.