From the plain we entered a wood of blue-gum, in which reeds, grass, and brush formed a thick coppice.
Upon these low grounds the blue-gum trees were of lofty growth, but on the upper levels box prevailed.
The polygonum still prevailed upon them in places, and the blue-gum tree alone occupied their outskirts.
The timber on it was chiefly of the blue-gum kind, and the ground was covered with shells.
The forest had become a tangled maze of low-growing shrub, dotted with giant growths of maple, spruce, and blue-gum.
The great marsh bore south of us, and was clear and open, but behind us the blue-gum trees formed a thick wood above the weeds.
There was a blue-gum flat to the eastward of it, which we crossed, and then entered a brush of acacia pendula and box.
In the centre of this plantation was a little glade surrounded by young orange and blue-gum trees.
Australia's scrub-oak and blue-gum plains have contributed their quota of the sad and sudden deaths on the earth-explorers' roll.
Thick woods of blue-gum and pine surrounded it, and below, also hemmed in by trees, was a lush water-meadow.