Soul of the RockPlants & Planet
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Weathering, and acidic substances produced by lichens, dissolves the rocks raised by orogenesis, creating a mountain soil. In this rocky crevice, purple toned Paraquilegia microphylla, blooms as the soul of the rocks of the Hengduan Mountains. Despite their soulful beauty, these alpine plants are one of the first to face the impacts of climate change.