Category Archives: Flora
Mary River Wetlands, Northern Territory, Australia. Green for the weekly photo challenge.
In full bloom, Australia’s little known State Rose Garden of Victoria assaults to the senses. The eyes feast on a myriad of coloured blooms, each with a unique and complex structure. The incessant hmmmm of bees is interjected with squeals of … Continue reading
Against the odds, flowers bloom in the arid Australian outback
Dawn at Yellow Water. The wet season brings abundance to Kakadu National Park fish, birds and plant life flourish but lurking just below the surface is the saltwater crocodile. H2O is the WP Photo Challenge
Back-lit kaffir lime leaves. See more detailed photos at the Daily Post weekly photo challenge.
The travel themed weekly photo challenge at “Where’s My Backpack” is grasses.
The Minni Richi Acacia, found only in the iron ore rich Pilbara region of Western Australia has a unique bark structure that frays without external friction. This week’s WP Photo Challenge is “fray.”
“Scribbly Gum” my entry in Cee’s Weekly Photo Challenge, crooked and squiggly lines. “The scribbly gum tree is a eucalyptus tree with a very smooth, pale trunk. The distinctive brownish ‘scribbles’ are made by the larvae of the tiny scribbly … Continue reading
For me, nothing shouts Australia louder than the delicate blossoms of the gumtree. They buzz with pollen collecting bees while fresh and vibrant, then in the wake of the flower, a woody seed bearing nut develops…. Photographed in the Port … Continue reading