Woodland Recovering from Fire

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Woodland Recovering from Fire by Keith Horton

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Photographer: Keith Horton (see profile)
Competition: Competition 17
Category: Plants & Planet
Location: Stanwell Tops, New South Wales, Australia


Fires are frequent where this photo was taken, but the fire-blackened trees photographed here are well-adapted to survive fire. They regenerate by regrowing from epicormic buds and lignotubers after bushfire – as seen in the foreground with these native red bloodwood trees (Corymbia gummifera).


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