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pushing out from the mountains seek more moist situations, but a little further south the pineWikispecies-logo.svgCommons-logo.svg Pinuss mingle with the oakWikispecies-logo.svgCommons-logo.svg Quercuss in dryer situations and also appear on rocky ridges, as at BoulderCommons-logo.svgOpenstreetmap logo.svg Boulder, Colorado. The oakWikispecies-logo.svgCommons-logo.svg Quercus line is sharply drawn. They do not encroach at all upon the lower part of the valleys, which are open, brushless meadows, with occasional sharply defined patches of oakWikispecies-logo.svgCommons-logo.svg Quercus brush.
A few miles before reaching Palmer LakeCommons-logo.svgOpenstreetmap logo.svg Palmer Lake, Colorado trees disappear to some extent from the valleys. The rocks to NW of R.R. are abrupt and carved into turrets and monuments. Do not recognize the formation. Palmer LakeCommons-logo.svgOpenstreetmap logo.svg Palmer Lake, Colorado is right up against the foothills, but does not seem an attractive place. The foothills appear to be Dakota sandstone. Only birds recognized to Colo. SpringsCommons-logo.svgOpenstreetmap logo.svg Colorado Springs, Colorado