Floral Emblem of Tasmania
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Whilst touring Tasmania’s coast, I was fortunate to come across a beautiful Eucalyptus tree laden with these gorgeous flowers!
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Eucalyptus globulus is one of the most widely cultivated of Australia’s native trees. It can be found in parks and gardens in many parts of Australia and is well established overseas (eg. Algeria, Brazil, France, India, Spain and Portugal).
Tasmania blue gum – E. globulus; found in eastern and south-eastern Tasmania, as well as in the islands of Bass Strait. It also occurs in southern Victoria; flowers occur singly in the leaf axils; rough bark usually retained at base of trunk. It is the floral emblem of Tasmania.
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