Nature’s works of art: Conifers in valleys of Mount Siguniang

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Conifers dot the valleys of Mount Siguniang in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. /CGTN

Although their appearance is skeletal, these ancient conifers have thrived in the glacial waters of Mount Siguniang of southwest China’s Sichuan Province for centuries. From above, they present an awe-inspiring sight, reminiscent of an abstract painting.