River Redgum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) seedlings growing in a creek bed at Warraweena, five months after flooding rains.
Tree Martin seen feeding on insects in flight and returning regularly to a nest in the high hollow of a Eucalyptus tree, Arkaroola.
The highly localised and somewhat ethereal Balcanoona Wattle is not easy to spot in the bush but fortunately can be viewed in a garden plantation at Arkaroola Village.
Curly Mallee (Eucalyptus Gillii) growing in high stands at the Pinnacles, Arkaroola.Continue reading “Curly Mallee: Arkaroola”
Eucalyptus socialis seen in limestone soils around the Flinders Ranges.Continue reading “Red Mallee”
Jointed Cherry (Exocarpus aphyllus).Continue reading “Jointed Cherry: Arkaroola”
Stand of Eremophila longifolia, also known as Long-leafed Desert Fuchsia and Weeping Emubush, on the Outback Highway near Parachilna.Continue reading “Eremophila Longifolia”
Casuarina Pauper, known as Black Oak, Scrub Sheoak, Bulloak, Belah, Alku, commonly appear as stands in stony clay or sands.Continue reading “Black Oak”
Santalum lanceolatum is known variously as Sandalwood, Native Plum, Bush Plum, Plumbush. As with the related Quandong, it is semi-parasitic in that it will connect its roots to other trees. Seen commonly in the Flinders Ranges in clay and sandy plains and watercourses.Continue reading “Native Plum”