All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

Eucalyptus flowers

I was surprised how many different kinds of eucalyptus trees grow in California! This one has interesting flowers. These trees are non-native having been brought from Australia. Eucalyptus trees were first planted in California th...
Eucalyptus flowers

I was surprised how many different kinds of eucalyptus trees grow in California! This one has interesting flowers. These trees are non-native having been brought from Australia. Eucalyptus trees were first planted in California the early 1870's. They are very fragrant due to an aromatic oil, but the oil is also highly flammable in wildfires.

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