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Gingko Petrified Forest

Gingko Petrified ForestVantage, Washington. http://parks.state.wa.us/288/Ginkgo-Petrified-Forest Article by Thomas Baurley on 12/3/2016 ~ Enroute to a archaeological survey I was doing, we stopped the night at Wanapum State Park only to discover next door was the GIngko Petrified Forest. What a … Continue reading

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Neolithic Wooden Wells (Germany)

Willy Tegel et al. Early Neolithic Water Wells Reveal the World’s Oldest Wood Architecture. PLoS ONE 2012. Open access Image:http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0051374 Figure 2. Tree-ring samples and chronologies. (A) Temporal distribution of 147 oak ring width series, indicating the lengths of the … Continue reading

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Allocasuarina portuensis: Nielsen Park She-Oak

Allocasuarina portuensis in * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Allocasuarina portuensis Common Names: The Nielsen Park She-Oak Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Fagales; Casuarinaceae; Allocasuarina portuensis. Location/Environment: Originally found at Nielsen Park in Sydney, Australia … Continue reading

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Oak Tree: Quercus spp.

“Oak Tree” by Lester Scarbrough, Tree Leaves OraclePermission granted to post from history with Tree Leaves Oracle Oak Fagaceae (Beech family) Quercus spp. Names      Description     Lore     Magical Uses     Medicinal Uses     Other Uses Q. alba ………….. White or Stave Oak Q. arkansana ….. Arkansas or Water … Continue reading

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Koala: Phascolarctos cinereus

Tidbinbilla Nature reserve*Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * Phascolarctos cinereus: “Koala” or “Koala Bear:” Taxonomy: Animalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Marsupialia; Diprotodontia; Phascolarctidae; Phascolarctos cinereus Common Names: Koala, koala bear, monkey bear, native bear, and tree bear. Localities: Koala are found in … Continue reading

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“Blakelys Red Gum”: Eucalyptus blakelyi

* Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia Eucalyptus blakelyi: Blakelys Red Gum Common Names: “Eucalypts”, “Gum Trees”, “mallees”, “mallet”, “marlock”, “Apple Box”, Blakelys Red Gum Taxonomy: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Myrtales; Myrtaceae; Eucalyptus blakelyi. Location/Environment:Eucalypts are native to Australia, New Guinea, … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus dawsonii

* Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia Eucalyptus dawsonii: Slaty Gum Common Names: “Eucalypts”, “Gum Trees”, “mallees”, “mallet”, “marlock”, “Apple Box”, Slaty Gum Taxonomy: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Myrtales; Myrtaceae; Eucalyptus dawsonii. Location/Environment:Native to Australia, The dawsonii species, while local throughout … Continue reading

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The Cabbage Gum: Eucalyptus Amplifolia

* Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia Eucalyptus Amplifolia: The Cabbage Gum Common Names: Eucalypts”, “Gum Trees”, “mallees”, “mallet”, “marlock”, “Apple Box”, Cabbage Gum Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Myrtales; Myrtaceae; Eucalyptus amplifolia. One of over 700 species. Location/Environment: Native … Continue reading

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Australian National Botanical Gardens

Tales of a Technogypsie » Blog Archive » Australian National Botanical Gardens.   Australian National Botanical Gardens * GPO Box 1777 * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory * 2601 * Australia * +61 2 6250 9599 * http://www.anbg.gov.au/ *   In … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus Tree, Pine River Island, Canberra, ACT, Australia Eucalyptus Myrtaceae Common Names: “Eucalypts”, “Gum Trees”, “mallees”, “mallet”, “marlock”, “Apple Box”, Taphonomy/Taxonomy: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Rosids; Myrtales; Myrtaceae; Eucalyptus. Over 700 Species. Eucalyptus amplifolia Eucalyptus blakelyi Eucalyptus dawsonii . Localities: Native … Continue reading

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