Tallaganda Dreaming V: Fire Sculptures
Snow Gum Dyptych
Nearby, the same process may have worked in relation to another snowgum while, side by side, a large tree is largely untouched.
The pattern and size of charcoal formation can act as a guide to heat intensity.
Note that the overhang in the above picture is being used as a den.
The fire has cleared creeks of bracken and blackberry, but in some cases trees have subsequently fallen or strange roots systems from past events revealed
Finally, regrowth can take a reddish hue - an echo of the fire that was.
Other posts in the Tallaganda Wilderness Firestorm and Recovery series
I: Index of recovering species, Asura cervicalis in Exocarpos cupressiformis
II: Creek Zones: Ferns, Mosses, Lichens, Worts
III: Southern Boobook Owl Ninox novaeseelandiae
IV: First Wildflowers
V. Fire sculptures
VI. Funnel Web Spider Atrax Sutherlandi
VII. Trees of the Forest - in preparation
VIII. Heaths and shrubs of the Forest - in preparation
IX. Highland Bog Zones - in preparation
X. Mountains Zones - in preparation
i. Tallaganda Wilderness Fire 2019-20: Chronology Part 1 24-29 November
ii Tallaganda Wilderness Fire 2019-20: Chronology Part 1 29 November +, in preparation
iii. Tallaganda Wilderness immediately before the fire October 2019 in preparation