|Russell Falls, set in wet forest and surrounded by Tree Ferns and with a |
Blackwood Wattle Acacia melanoxylon growing in the stream.
|Horseshoe Falls, near to Russell Falls and on the same walking track.|
People visit the falls and forests for recreation now, as colonial Tasmanians did in the 19th century.
|For those unfamiliar with Australia's geography, Tasmania is the island state off|
the south-east coast, separated from the mainland by Bass Strait.
|Mount Field is here indicated by the end of the red arrow.|
|Swamp Gums over Tree Ferns, Mount Field|
|Massive base of ancient Swamp Gum|
|Swamp Gum 79 metres tall, Mount Field.|
|Soft Tree Ferns Dicksonia antarctica and mosses, both of lineages far older than the eucalypts'.|
|Celery-top Pine Phyllocladus aspleniifolius, Family Podocarpaceae, Mount Field.|
|Mosses, Mount Field rainforests, above and below.|
|Old Tasmanian Snow Gums, Wombat Moor, Mount Field.|
|Pineapple Grass under Snow Gums, Wombat Moor.|
|Wombat Moor, Mount Field.|
The start of the long walk to Lake Belcher passes through here.
|Pandanus growing in White Peppermint Eucalyptus pulchella woodland, Lake Dobson.|
|Pandanus in a rainforest pocket of Myrtle Beech Nothofagus cunninghamii, Lake Dobson.|
|Tasmanian Snow Gums, Mount Dobson.|
New bark, above, and by the lake below.
|Old Pencil Pine Athrotaxis cupressioides Family Cupressaceae, on the shore, Lake Dobson.|
|Pandanus buds, Lake Dobson.|
|Another heath, Trochocarpa thymifolia, Lake Dobson|
|And another, Cyathodes petiolaris.|
All three of these heaths are Tasmanian endemiics.
|Yet another Tasmanian endemic, Lomatis polymorpha, family Proteaceae.|