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Gum tips

The new growth on eucalypts is often red or pink before turning their familiar olive green.

Photo: Gum Tips, near Minnehaha Falls.

My Mum loved to collect bunches of gum tips and put them in vases around the house, thus enjoying the bush indoors. I don't because I walk in a National Park where it is illegal to pick plants.

Words to Walk With:

"Take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints."