October Outing: Whilst geologists see granite boulders, originating from the molten mass of magma from about 240 million years ago, the plant lovers find Girraween a ‘must’ for the myriads of spring flowers. The Park landscape is dominated by large granite domes, such as the Pyramids,
Nats on The Junction track.
Some of us decided that the end of the Junction Track was a little before the junction of the two streams so we sat and watched the sundews (Drosera burmannii), catching the mid-day sun, and the birds in the nearby trees. That was our excuse anyway. Thanks to Lesley and Trish for coming up with the idea of a walk in one of our best local national parks. And thanks to the Turquoise Parrots which sat on the junction path long enough for many of the groups to stand in amazement at such a beautiful bird. Alas, our expert cameraman was too far behind… Linda M.
Rosy Sundew Drosera hamiltonii