Purple Berries of a Persoonia gunnii

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FOUR (4) Features: Endangered or Vulnerable Plants, Cradle Mountain Tasmania Australia, Banksia Bunch and Featured Photography

Persoonia gunnii – Also known as “Mountain Geebungs”. Persoonia is a genus of 98 species of shrubs and small trees in the tribe Persoonioideae in the large and diverse plant family Proteaceae.
Found: South-west from Black Bluff Range to Lake St Clair, The Derwent River and The Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania.

Threatened Species List


The Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is a significant location of Tasmania’s endemic species – 40-55% of the park’s documented alpine flora is endemic. Furthermore, 68% of the higher rainforest species recorded in alpine areas in Tasmania are present in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

Cradle Mountain National Park, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Canon PowerShot A650 IS – (AS IS)

Shutter Speed: 1/80sec
Aperture: F4.8
ISO: 200


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  • Yool
    Yoolover 5 years ago

    Beautyful shot Blossom !!!

  • solarrain
    solarrainover 5 years ago

    wonderful shot…

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 5 years ago


  • Ingz
    Ingzover 5 years ago

    so beautiful Blossom! xxx

  • debsphotos
    debsphotosover 5 years ago

    Love the flower Marilyn!!! So pretty!!! Wonderful image!! *-)

  • reflector
    reflectorover 5 years ago

    Amazing little flowers and a great shot !

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 5 years ago

    A beautiful floral, blossom!!!!!!!!

  • Patricia Montgomery
    Patricia Montg...over 5 years ago

    Soooo lovely!

  • cieloverde
    cieloverdeover 5 years ago

    A species decorativa !…. de bonito color !

  • andrachne
    andrachneover 3 years ago

    Thanks for sharing .This is great!

  • Thank you for dropping by Andrachne! Appreciate! :o)

    – Marilyn Harris

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