Black and White Fountains

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On the way here, we have been finding wooded trees such as peas and banana plantations for shade. These last ones have been used to give shade as you will see at the White Fountain. On the low ground they were planted in the torrents and streams for wood, or in towns and cities as a street tree. Ornament and proximity to the people would also be their function here.
Around the Black Foungtain, two large poplars (probably planted) accompanied by ash trees, birches, hazelnuts and aspens.
The abundant and clean water near the fountain favors a beautiful wetland carpet. It is a plant with tender and edible leaves and stems. It is considered very healthy and digestive, high in vitamin A and C, iron and calcium. Once the plant has flourished, the leaves have a more spicy taste. In the past, its consumption was limited to rural areas and was used as a substitute for lettuce. Be sure to clean it well because it is easy to find insect larvae. It is not stored at all, it should be consumed fresh.