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Xanthorroes Australis or the Australian Grass Tree.

This unique plant has large tufts of long wiry leaves and tall, black flower heads which look like spears. As it ages, it develops a stubby trunk which is made from the old leaf bases. The resin from the plant is used to make a high quality varnish.
(Source: Native Plants – Universal Magazines 1994)

Image taken at Capertee NSW in the Blue Mountains, Australia.

Sony DSLR A200
ISO 100
1/160 sec F5.6mm
Minolta 35-80mm lens @35mm

Grass Tree #2

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