An interesting look at trees.

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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby Eremophila » Sun 30 Apr, 2017 1:05 pm

And some lovely specimens from the banks of the Glenelg River in Casterton.
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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby ribuck » Fri 02 Jun, 2017 7:32 am

This is not a tree I'd like to brush past while wearing my expensive rain gear:

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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby Neo » Sat 12 Aug, 2017 4:55 pm

Crazy gum near the Colo. Like a lava flow down over the rocks. Had lost its central leader but still going strong!
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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby cajun » Sat 12 Aug, 2017 5:35 pm

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Note the new growth at the top.
This old fella has survived floods, storms, wind, lightning and who knows what else. On the banks of the 'bidgee.
And he sees the vision splendid of the sunlit plains extended,
And at night the wondrous glory of the everlasting stars.
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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby ofuros » Sun 03 Sep, 2017 1:55 pm

Seeping blood red sap caught in the morning sunlight....

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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby Camminata » Mon 11 Sep, 2017 4:19 pm

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Tree at Bogong Jack Hut & uprooted after a storm in the Dandenongs


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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby Neo » Fri 15 Sep, 2017 7:32 pm

Keep em comin.

Spotted some cool Apple Gums around Berowra/Creek but unable to photograph. I like how the bend and melt and keep growing over rocks!
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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby ribuck » Fri 29 Mar, 2019 6:03 pm

This tree is suspended in fresh air above the path that runs between Echo Point and the Three Sisters.
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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby Neo » Sat 30 Mar, 2019 8:40 pm

Live long, live strong!
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Re: An interesting look at trees.

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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby eggs » Mon 13 May, 2019 3:31 pm

Recently saw a tree growing on the trunk of a tree fern - Liffey Falls

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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby north-north-west » Mon 13 May, 2019 4:04 pm

eggs wrote:Recently saw a tree growing on the trunk of a tree fern - Liffey Falls

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This sort of thing is quite common in rainforest. Seed settles on a piece of falling timber that is decaying, it sprouts and grows as the wood rots away; hence you get the "stiltwalker" effect with the trunk starting well above ground level.
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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby eggs » Mon 13 May, 2019 4:30 pm

Yes. Curious thing here was that the tree fern was very much alive.
But I can imagine the trunk of the fern provided a lovely moist friable setting for roots - a living mulch.
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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby ofuros » Sun 30 Jun, 2019 3:35 pm

Slow strangulation... 8)
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Re: An interesting look at trees.

Postby ofuros » Sun 17 Nov, 2019 3:05 pm

It's that time of the year again...
Blushing Flame Trees on the flanks of Wilson's Peak, Qld.

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