• Photo of the continental divide blanketed in snow. NPS Photo by VIP Schonlau

    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

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Oscillatoria limnetica ? Lemm.

a photo of A macroscopic view of Oscillatoria sp.
A macroscopic view of Oscillatoria sp.
Photos courtesy of David Krogmann (Purdue University), Alehandro Lopez (CIBNOR), Mark Schneegurt
(Wichita State University), and Cyanosite, supported by Purdue University
 
a photo of A microscopic view of Oscillatoria limnetica
A microscopic view of Oscillatoria limnetica
Photos courtesy of David Krogmann (Purdue University), Alehandro Lopez (CIBNOR), Mark Schneegurt
(Wichita State University), and Cyanosite, supported by Purdue University

Did You Know?

a photo of the mountains at treeline

Temperature causes tree line. Trees need an average growing temperature of about 50 degrees.