Wattie tree Lefroy Brook reveals some of the visual complexity of karri forest understorey. Lefroy Brook meanders through spectacular karri forest following parts of the Bibbulmun Track. Lefroy Brook serves as Pemberton’s water supply, as well as trout fishing and marron farming
While the surrounding karri forest forms strong straight lines, it was the Wattie trees curves which caught my eye. I could not ignore its graceful gestures as it reached out above the winter rapids of Lefroy Brook.
This tree is known under several names such as native cedar, juniper myrtle,
I have published this image in my Pemberton Wine Region Western Australia book and in my Southern Forests postcard series.
Lefroy Brook passes through the Gloucester National Park near Pemberton in the southern forests of Western Australia.
Wattie tree Lefroy Brook is available as a 16×20 inch photograph and larger.
This image was made within the Gloucester National Park, using a 90mm lens using Zone VI wooden field camera and Velvia 4×5 film.