Palm trees in the setting sun

I like photographing trees. It comes as no surprise that the trees in Florida are different than the trees in Ohio. Palm trees are particularly interesting. The variety, size and shapes are fascinating.

This paragraph from Wikipedia is particularly insightful: Palms are among the best known and most extensively cultivated plant families. They have been important to humans throughout much of history. Many common products and foods are derived from palms, and palms are also widely used in landscaping, making them one of the most economically important plants. In many historical cultures, palms were symbols for such ideas as victory, peace, and fertility. For inhabitants of cooler climates today, palms symbolize the tropics and vacations

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