Driftwood, As A Tree Plant
In some waterfront areas, driftwood is a major nuisance. However, the driftwood provides shelter and food for birds, fish and other aquatic species as it floats in the ocean. Gribbles, shipworms and bacteria decompose the wood and gradually turn it into nutrients that are reintroduced to the food web. Sometimes, the partially decomposed wood washes ashore, where it also shelters birds, plants, and other species. Driftwood can become the foundation for sand dunes. [from wikipedia]

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(Date Photographed: 15:12:45 Friday 15 May 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 September 2018)
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A chunk of driftwood resembled the weathered sculpture of a sea bird. Or perhaps an ancient effigy of a sea serpent. Or maybe just a worn chunk of wood drifted ashore.

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