Australian National Botanical Gardens

Pictures from our trip to the Australian National Botanical Gardens in Canberra.  The flora and fauna are so different here.  I guess that’s what happens when life is genetically isolated from the rest of the world for so long and subjected to such different conditions!

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Giant ant hill on our way to the gardens

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Entrance to Jurassic Park I mean the botanical gardens

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Kangaroo paw flower

Kangaroo paw flower

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Excited to go down into the rainforest gully

Excited to go down into the rainforest gully

Cool and damp in the rainforest gully

Cool and damp in the rainforest gully

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Giant bushes with tall bright flowers at the top of the tall central stalks, these flowers had already bloomed and turned brown

Giant bushes with tall bright flowers at the top of the tall central stalks. These flowers had already bloomed and turned brown when we visited

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Out of the rainforest and into the desert

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My favorite: the tropical greenhouse

My favorite: the tropical greenhouse

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Don’t stick your finger in there!

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Native regional plants

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Tasmanian plants

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Finishing our visit with a latte and cookie!

Finishing our visit with a latte and cookie!

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3 responses to “Australian National Botanical Gardens

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  2. Genny Croskey

    Those flowers and plants are very different. Thanks for sharing them with me. Love, Grandma

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