3,109 Users Online
  • 640,129,772 Downloads
  • 1,461,195 Wallpapers
  • 1,034,461 Members
  • 12,971,712 Votes
  • 5,965,287 Favorites

Trees

A tree typically has many secondary branches supported clear of the ground by the trunk. This trunk typically contains woody tissue for strength, and vascular tissue to carry materials from one part of the tree to another. For most trees it is surrounded by a layer of bark which serves as a protective barrier. Below the ground, the roots branch and spread out widely; they serve to anchor the tree and extract moisture and nutrients from the soil. Above ground, the branches divide into smaller branches and shoots. The shoots typically bear leaves, which capture light energy and convert it into chemical energy by photosynthesis, providing the food needed by the tree for its growth and development.

Flowers and fruit may also be present, but some trees such as conifers instead have pollen cones and seed cones, and others such as tree ferns produce spores instead.

Trees tend to be long-lived,some reaching several thousand years old.

Group Information

Last Activity: 14 Hours Ago
Group Leader: Monarch
Moderators: Marco_Ghostly
Submissions: Open
Group Visitors: 718,073
Founded: January 29th, 2013

Top Contributors

Recently Active Members

Recently Joined Members

Nguyenvantho1982
Pippa
FuzzyBear1970
vanessasertano
grystal123
Jessowey
marquisbarkley
+51 Added This Week

Recently Added Wallpapers

Osaka Castle Japan
Osaka Castle JapanUploaded by: blueangels1015
Date Uploaded: 3/24/19
Resolution: 1920x1080
Downloads: 14
Comments: 2
Favorited: 1
Points: +3
Central Park NY
Central Park NYUploaded by: emma999
Date Uploaded: 3/24/19
Resolution: 2560x1695
Downloads: 15
Comments: 0
Favorited: 1
Points: +3
Snowstorm
SnowstormUploaded by: emma999
Date Uploaded: 1/13/18
Resolution: 1920x1080
Downloads: 42
Comments: 3
Favorited: 2
Points: +5
Whispering Pines Ranch
Whispering Pines RanchUploaded by: blueangels1015
Date Uploaded: 3/24/19
Resolution: 1920x1200
Downloads: 14
Comments: 2
Favorited: 1
Points: +3
Pumpkins Fantasy
Pumpkins FantasyUploaded by: blueangels1015
Date Uploaded: 3/24/19
Resolution: 2043x1200
Downloads: 27
Comments: 3
Favorited: 5
Points: +8
Tiger Lily
Tiger LilyUploaded by: blueangels1015
Date Uploaded: 3/23/19
Resolution: 1920x1680
Downloads: 26
Comments: 3
Favorited: 4
Points: +5

Recent Discussions

1 Months Ago
View Last Post »
New Moderator
Last post by Marco_Ghostly - 1 Post

Group Details

Prayer of the Woods
I am the heat of your hearth on the cold winter nights, the friendly shade screening you from the summer sun, and my fruits are refreshing draughts quenching your thirst as you journey on.
I am the beam that holds your house, the board of your table, the bed on which you lie, and the timber that builds your boat.
I am the handle of your hoe, the door of your homestead, the wood of your cradle, and the shell of your coffin.
I am the bread of kindness and the flower of beauty.

This is Desktop Nexus Group, independently organized and operated by members of our community, focused around a specific theme or topic.   Find more groups!
770,479
Points
#74
Group Rank