Regenerated shoots on the Golden Wattle

Regenerated shoots on the Golden Wattle

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Caption: Regenerated shoots on the burnt stem of a golden wattle, Acacia pycnantha, from Australia. Many Australian plants are adapted to survive bushfires; this photograph was taken just six months after the surrounding woodland burnt down. These 'leaves' are not in fact true leaves but flattened leaf stalks (petioles) called phyllodes. This is a common Australian leaf modification, designed to conserve water in the arid climate.

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Keywords: acacia pycnantha, botany, fire, forest, forest fire, golden, golden wattle, leaf, leaves, nature, phyllodes, plant, plants, wattle

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