Thursday, 17 November 2011

Looking for the King 9 - Guard

I think everyone it getting a little tired that the King is proving so elusive.  Here we have a guard standing tall - whew we have reached the gates of the palace! Grass Tree - Xanthorrhoea

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  1. Like a sentinal - is this the same as was commonly known as a blackboy?
    It has been an interesting walk to the palace with lots of little precious jewels along the path - I have enjoyed the journey.

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  2. Marvellous. Just letting you know about a couple of new Aussie bloggers:
    Nick at http://melbournedaily.blogspot.com/
    Jo at http://aviewofsydney.blogspot.com/

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  3. Dianne, these are a variety of blackboy but they do not grow tall around here ... more like clumps of grass. Their flowers are however tall.

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  4. Thanks for the heads up Jim. I have visited the blogs today.

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  5. This looks like the inflorescense of the Agave attenuata. Beautiful!

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  6. How dumb of me! I did not realise they flowered like this ... but of course ...

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  7. Julie, you might be interested in this shot where there are whole cluster of grass trees that I took after bush fire some years ago

    http://bluemountainsjournal.blogspot.com/2007/10/grass-trees-in-flower.html

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