Examine this picture and you will notice that these trees are all in a line. The line was formed when a tree fell. The rotting log provided a place for these trees to sprout. Now the log is gone but the row of trees remain in silent tribute to the nurse log that fostered their growth. This is reminiscent of fence rows in the midwest where I was raised. Birds sitting of a fence would drop seeds of trees, cedars were common. These would sprout under the fence and grow up along the fence line. On many an abandoned farm you can still see the rows of cedar trees all planted in a row by birds sitting on a fence which is now rusted and gone.