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How Drought-Breaking Rains Transformed These Critically Endangered Woodlands

How Drought-Breaking Rains Transformed These Critically Endangered Woodlands

In box gum grassy woodlands, widely spaced eucalypts tower over carpets of wildflowers, lush native grasses and groves of flowering wattles. It’s no wonder some early landscape paintings depicting Australian farm life are inspired by this ecosystem. But box gum grassy woodlands are critically endangered. These woodlands grow on highly…