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Kings Park in January

A return to Law Walk in Kings Park to see the regeneration and re-growth of the natural bush in the 12 months since the devastating bushfire of January 2009. View the Swan River from Law Walk and enjoy trees and wildflowers in areas that were not affected by the bushfire.

Date(s): 21 January 2010. Album by gladysclancy. Photos by Gladys. 1 - 71 of 71 Total. 0 Visits.
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One Year after the Bushfire of 16 January 2009
Taken from Law Walk, Kings Park.

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Dead Banksias on the downhill slope

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Looking up the slope of the Hill

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Charred Trunks still remain

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Re-growth struggles on this Sheoak Tree

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This Grasstree is a casualty

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Understorey regrowth

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Charred Trunks contrast with green regrowth

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Trees are Scarred for Life

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Grasstree regeneration

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Grasstrees sent up long Flower Spikes after Fire

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The struggle to survive

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New Life, but will it survive the long dry summer?

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Grasstrees, one survivor and one casualty

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Matilda Bay Marina
Viewed from the 2.5 km loop walk of Law Walk which is Kings Park's premier urban bushland trail.

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Approaching Boat on Swan River

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Speeding along the Swan River

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South Perth from Kings Park

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Mottlecah
Eucalyptus macrocarpa.

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Mottlecah
Eucalyptus macrocarpa.

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Mottlecah
Eucalyptus macrocarpa.

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Marri -- Corymbia calophylla
The Medicine Tree in Nyoongar culture.

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Marri -- Corymbia calophylla
Marri trees played a significant role in Nyoongar culture.

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Marri -- Corymbia calophylla
The tree is regarded as a female entity having nurturing and protective qualities. The red gum (kino) oozing from the tree contains tannin, which has antiseptic qualities.

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Marri -- Corymbia calophylla
The kino was powdered and sprinkled onto open wounds to prevent bleeding, or added to water for a mouthwash or disinfectant.

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Marri -- Corymbia calophylla
When mixed with clay and water it was used as a traditional medicinal drink for dysentery.

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Marri -- Corymbia calophylla
Large quantities of powdered gum were used to tan kangaroo skins which were made into cloaks (bookas) or carry bags.

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Marri -- Corymbia calophylla
Close up of the flowers.

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Marri -- Corymbia calophylla
Close up of the Marri Trunk.

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Fan-leaved Hakea
Fan shaped leaves of Hakea flabellifolia. Not in flower in January.

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Pink Flowering Eucalyptus

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Pink Flowering Eucalyptus

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Pink Flowering Eucalyptus

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European Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo. A Mediterranean and European species introduced to this section of Kings Park.

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European Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo. The European Strawberry Tree grows to 5-10 m tall, rarely up to 15 m, with a trunk diameter of up to 80 cm.

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European Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo. The colourful Bark is being shed to reveal a smooth trunk.

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European Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo. The Bark is peeling off.

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European Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo. The leaves of this tree are dark green and glossy, 5-10 cm long and 2-3 cm broad, with a serrated margin.

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European Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo. The hermaphrodite flowers are white (rarely pale pink), bell-shaped, 4-6 mm diameter, produced panicles of 10-30 together in autumn. They are pollinated by bees.

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European Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo. The red fruit is edible, but bland, 1-2 cm diameter, with a rough surface, maturing in 12 months at the same time as the next flowering.

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European Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo. Fruit is mainly food for birds but in some countries they are used to make jam and liqueurs (such as the Portuguese medronho, a kind of strong brandy).

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View of South Perth
Framed by the European Strawberry Tree.

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Variegated Peppermint Tree
Agonis flexuosa 'Variegata'

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Leaves of Variegated Peppermint Tree
Agonis flexuosa 'Variegata'

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Round-fruit Banksia - Banksia sphaerocarpa

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Round-fruit Banksia - Banksia sphaerocarpa

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Baxters Banksia -- Banksia baxteri
The tips darken as the flower ages.

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Baxters Banksia -- Banksia baxteri
Freshly opened flower.

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Baxters Banksia -- Banksia baxteri

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Baxters Banksia -- Banksia baxteri

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Baxters Banksia -- Banksia baxteri
Colourful new growth and zig-zag leaf structure.

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Woolly Orange Banksia -- Banksia victoriae

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Woolly Orange Banksia -- Banksia victoriae

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Woolly Orange Banksia -- Banksia victoriae

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Burdett's Banksia -- Banksia burdettii

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Burdett's Banksia -- Banksia burdettii
Partly opened flower. The flowers open upwards from the base.

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Burdett's Banksia -- Banksia burdettii

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Burdett's Banksia -- Banksia burdettii

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Burdett's Banksia -- Banksia burdettii

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Burdett's Banksia -- Banksia burdettii

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Rose Banksia -- Banksia laricina
Seed Capsule.

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Banksia pilostylis

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Vasse Featherflower
Verticordia plumosa var vassensis.

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Vasse Featherflower
Verticordia plumosa var vassensis.

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Vasse Featherflower
Verticordia plumosa var vassensis.

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Vasse Featherflower
Verticordia plumosa var vassensis.

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Vasse Featherflower
Verticordia plumosa var vassensis.

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Vasse Featherflower
Verticordia plumosa var vassensis.

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Sand Bottlebrush
Beaufortia squarrosa.

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Sand Bottlebrush
Beaufortia squarrosa.

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Sand Bottlebrush
Beaufortia squarrosa.

 
   
 
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