Each book in this series is a self guided historical walk through Annandale. Each walk explores the people and construction of Annandale. Each book covers two decades of Annandales History a hundred years apart. The first book in the series, 1890s Annandale: A Short Walk, covers the 1790s and 1890s.
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Two large Eucalypts in Booth St Annandale
Photo Marghanita da Cruz
4 October 2009
Grevillea Robusta (Silky Oak)
Annandale 23 October 2009
Photograph Marghanita da Cruz
Melaleuca styphelioides or Prickle-leafed Paperbark, Johnston St Annandale, 16 May 2009 Photographer: Marghanita da Cruz
Corymbia torelliana (formerly Eucalyptus torelliana), Cadagahi (considered a weed) (identified by Phil of Moir Landscape Architiecture), near Winkworth Steps, 16 May 2009 Photographer: Marghanita da Cruz
The planting of this tree, is possibly contemporary with the introduction of another weed species the Camphor Laurel to Annandale by Henry Parkes - with the intention of introducing a useful timber species in this case.
Eucalypt Flowers, Annandale Photograph: Marghanita da Cruz
Hymenosporum flavum (Native frangipani)
Back Street, Leichhardt 21 October 2009
Photograph Marghanita da Cruz
Large Eucalypt, Reserve between Rose St and the Crescent, Annandale
"In Sydney a large gum tree transpires up to 200 litres of water a day. A well maintained garden in Sydney will transpire nearly twice the volume of water as the total rainfall." - Transpiration by Trees
Callicoma Serratifolia Whites Creek, 16 October 2008
Though not an Acacia, it has been called Black Wattle since its stems were used to construct wattle-and-daub buildings in the early days of Sydney - Native Plants of the Sydney District
Acmena smithii (Lilly Pilly) Berries, Annandale, 25 April 2009 - Photograph Tom Worthington
Possibly a"Red ironbark", Eucalyptus sideroxylon blooming in May 2009, in Annandale St. Eucalyptus crebra (Narrow Leaf Red Ironbark) Eucalyptus fibrosa (Broad-leafed Ironbark) are two types of ironbarks that would have been endemic to Annandale.
A paper bark (possibly Melaleuca styphelioides) and ironbark (possibly Eucalyptus sideroxylon) in Booth St, Annandale
Photo: Marghanita da Cruz.
2 October 2009
Syncarpia glomulifera (Turpentine) would once have been endemic in the forests that covered Annandale.
In bloom, 20 September 2009 Photo: Marghanita da Cruz
Specimen Tree in Victoria Park near the corner of Parramatta Road and City Road
Lane Cove Golf Course
23 October 2009
Photo: Marghanita da Cruz
NSW Coastal Rainforest Tree
Photo Marghanita da Cruz (November 2009)