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How Do Trees Transport Water from Roots to Leaves? | California Academy of Sciences

Step inside the trunk of a tree to follow the path water takes from the deepest roots to the very top of a Douglas fir.

Data Sources: River and Stream Data: U.S. Geological Survey, California Land Cover Spatial Data: U.S. Department of the Interior National Gap Analysis Program.

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