Photo of the Week

12 Dec 2015 Photo of the week: Common Fringe-lily

This beautiful Common Fringe-lily (Thysanotus tuberosus) was spotted in Brown Stringybark heathy woodland habitat during the recent Heath Mouse survey in Honeysuckle Native Forest Reserve. [caption id="attachment_14039" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Common Fringe-lily - Thysanotus tuberosus. Photo: Mark Bachmann[/caption]...

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06 Dec 2015 Photo of the week: Southern Water Skink

The southern water skink (Eulamprus tympanum) is a medium-sized skink species found in New South Wales, Victoria (incl. Bass Strait islands) and South Australia. Typically, they have three colour bands along their body of olive-brown on top with dark flecks, a black band along its flanks...

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20 Nov 2015 Photo of the Week 20 Nov – Long Purple-flag in Mt Burr Range

  [caption id="attachment_13817" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Long Purple-flag (Patersonia occidentalis) in Mt Burr Range, SA[/caption] As we come towards the end of a dry Spring, the Long Purple-flag (Patersonia occidentalis) is just finishing its flowering period, where it has splashed seasonally inundated/damp areas with bursts of purple. However, if...

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09 Oct 2015 Photo of the Week – Oct 9 – Sea Holly at the Amalfi Coast

[caption id="attachment_13359" align="aligncenter" width="212"] Sea Holly and butterfly, Amalfi Coast, Italy(Photo: R. Thompson)[/caption] One of our staff recently holidayed in Mediterranean Europe and was happy to see many familiar looking plants, such as this Sea Holly (Eryngium amethystinum) which is relative of Eryngiums found in our...

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