Beech Nuts and Hemlock Cones(Fagus grandifolia and Tsuga canadensis)Watercolor on paper 9 x 11 inches

American Beech and Eastern Hemlock trees often are found growing together in mixed stands in cool, moist sites in eastern North America. Beech nuts and Hemlock cones can be found carpeting the woodland floor of these sites, and they make interesting nature art subjects.