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Eucalyptus

Description:

When squeezed turns green

Habitat:

Backyard

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2 Comments

Helena K
Helena K 11 years ago

Yes, I did mean the leaves (sorry about the misunderstanding), & thx. for the bit about the wax coat-
ing - very informative! :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 11 years ago

Interesting comment Helena K. Which bit turns green when squeezed? If you're talking about the leaves it's because these juvenile leaves are protected by a wax coating. When you squeeze them you remove the wax.
Also this is an evergreen tree so doesn't really go in the 'Fall Into Phenology' mission. They say they want deciduous trees.

Helena K
Spotted by
Helena K

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 27, 2012
Submitted on May 27, 2012

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