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Square Roots

(Photo: question_ev3rything)

Redditor question_ev3rything spotted this amazing tree root formation in Guangzhou, China. The persistent tree has pushed its away into the orderly, grid-lined human world.

A very patient artist could use this phenomenon to grow some impressive works of art.

-via Twisted Sifter


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I don't think it's pushed its way up - I reckon they're surface roots that are following the only paths to the soil beneath for adventitious roots.
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