Hiking the South Kaibab Trail - Elizabeth Anne VanderPutten

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Changing Flora

As the trail descended toward Cedar Ridge, view and vegatation changed. What in the distance resembled soft moss covering rocks became junipers and piņon pine trees clinging to the thinest imaginable bits of soil.

Of the earth's seven life form zones, four are found in the one-mile deep Grand Canyon