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The Avon in Autumn.

Gale force winds abated overnight giving rise to a pleasant Autumn day, ideal for a trip into the bush. Mount Angus Creek, an Avon tributary was the first stop, tall forest on the south side of the ridge, Mountain Grey Gum, huge Blue Oliveberry trees, Christmas Bush, Prickly Currant, Hazel Pomaderris, ferns on the shaded […]

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The morrow dawned as predicted, calm and sunny, so it was back to the creek. Still a little cool for odes to be flying so the first pictures taken were of the cranesbill, beauty in a small package. Chicory, Cichorium intybus is a plant in the Asteraceae or daisy family. It was widely grown from […]

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