SX9472 : Wrapped up against cold winds

taken 6 years ago, near to Teignmouth, Devon, Great Britain

Wrapped up against cold winds
Wrapped up against cold winds
The palms, that is, although the people are dressed for warmth in a cool breeze. The palms along the seafront are wrapped in horticultural fleece for winter protection. The threat is as much from shredding, salt-laden easterlies as from cold, although frost is rare so close to the sea. My recollection is that inside the bundles are Cabbage Palm, (Cordyline australis) not a true palm but a member of the Lily family the Dwarf Fan Palm (Chamaerops humilis) and New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax mainly).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Teignmouth 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9425 7280 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:32.7224N 3:29.6323W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9422 7277
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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