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Red Gum

This is a tree I think we don't see in the mountains. It was different enough to attract my attention.

Sydney Red Gum - Angophora costata


  1. Interesting use of the double-negative in your text this morning.

    I think Red-Bums are the variety that drop limbs is the tree is under stress of any sort. Internal protection, I suppose.

  2. Right out of Tolkien. To me, at last ;-)

  3. The contrasting bark is beautiful. Great shots of wildflowers yesterday!Enjoy your Sunday.

  4. Interesting double negative fixed. My ability to make typos is notorious.

  5. I've not seen that type of gum tree here - but love the texture of the bark.

  6. There's nothing better than feeling the smooth limbs and trunk of a gum tree after it has shed its bark.
    Did you shimmy up and have a feel?

  7. There are quite a few red gums on the central coast too. Must be a coastal variety.


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