Friday, 13 August 2010

She Oaks



Here the river she oaks grow beside the water.

11 comments:

  1. She-Oaks are wonderful trees along rivers ... I love the crunch of the needles underfoot ... I love the sound of the branches moving in the wind ... I love that they are always along crystal clear streams, where water flows over rocks ... the smell - I was going to say pine/eucalype ... there is a definite smell ...

    That second image is spot on.

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  2. so lovely. like something out
    of tolkien.

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  3. I agree -- looks like something out of Tolkien! ♥ What neat trees!

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  4. They certainly are gnarled but don't seem to be stunted. She Oaks are gorgeous, I'm an instant fan.

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  5. I have never seen or heard of She-Oaks before but this one photograph has made me a convert. There is something magic in the twisted limbs. Gnarly is the word I think, and it might well be from Tolkien.

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  6. Fabulous trees! The second photo is terrific!

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  7. She-oaks are their common name, they are casuarinas of which there are several different varieties. As Julie notes they like to grow by rocky streams and sigh beautifully in the wind. These are wonderful old gnarled specimens.

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  8. Two very different pictures of wonderful trees. Each with a charm of its own.

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  9. Great shapes on the bottom shot!

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