Mt. St. Helens/Willow Spring Oasis

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Springs and seeps emerged on the pumice plain and became small oases in a barren landscape. Small patches of dense, lush willows and other plants grew in the moist spots, attracting small mammals and insects (photo by Charlie Crisafulli).
Springs and seeps emerged on the pumice plain and became small oases in a barren landscape. Small patches of dense, lush willows and other plants grew in the moist spots, attracting small mammals and insects (photo by Charlie Crisafulli).