Oak Alley at Boone Hall Plantation, a shaded tunnel of huge old southern live oak trees, Charleston, South Carolina. Plantation owners planted long palisades of Southern Live Oaks to provide a shaded, cool allee (from the French) on which they could stroll, entertain and find diversion from the intense heat of the South.
Species: Southern live oak, Quercus virginiana
Location: Boone Hall Plantation, Charleston, South Carolina
Image ID: 37394