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Sassafras flower on moss, Styx Valley

Sassafras on moss

Every spring the sassafras tree drops its flowers onto the forest floor, and trips to some of my regular forest haunts like the Styx Valley and Philosopher Falls become obsessive games of searching for a nice looking flower that will look nice positioned against some stunning green moss. This year I am happy to say...Read More

Sassafras flowers

Fallen sassafras flowers on beds of moss are one of my favourite spring things and recently during one of my Mt Field & Styx Valley day tours we had a great time shooting the flowers.   The Tasmanian sassafras, or Atherosperma moschatum, is an early bloomer, with flowers appearing in late winter/very early spring. They...Read More

Tasmanian sassafras flower

The Tasmanian sassafras is one of the most common trees in the Tasmanian rainforest and produces a beautiful flower which ends up covering the forest floor in September after falling from the rainforest canopy. I like to photograph the fallen flowers which invariably seem to find their way to a nice resting place on a...Read More