If you come from a temperate climate like I do and need to draw a palm tree, you start to wonder how they sit in sand. Like, deciduous trees have surface-level roots and grass tufts and all other crazy stuff at their bases, so you feel you have to stop and study how this applies to palm trees in sand.

And so eventually you find examples and discover they're really just kinda plunked in the ground without really anything like that showing above the surface at all. Huh.

@captainspam I feel like they must have really deep roots to get any water at all

@piggo Yeah, it's just the sort of thing you don't think about artistically when you're used to drawing deciduous trees.

@captainspam That's one of the differences between trees and grasses.

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