A Daily Photo Blog about Life in Northern New South Wales, Australia.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Swamp

A feature of the Australian landscape are the regular and necessary fires. Most trees are blackened from these periodic events. Many Australian plants rely on fire as a precursor to the germination of their seeds.

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7 comments:

  1. I love the photo of the tall grasses against the trees. Beautiful.

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  2. what a painful way to germinate. i heard that about some of the trees here in california, another famous place for wildfires :)

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  3. Such a gorgeous shot - just like a painting!

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  4. Is that the sharp and prickly grass below those trees, whose name I forget?
    1jo.co
    My OpenID doesn't work for some reason.
    Wish all bloggers had name&URL switched on.

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  5. I have heard of these necessary fires in the woods. Lovely and informative post. Love your photo too.

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