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permed at nor.com.au permed at nor.com.au
Sat Aug 31 08:04:36 EDT 2002


>Here are quotes from the flora I have on my lap "...Native - opposite of
>alien, a plant that colonised BI by natural means, often long ago..."
>"...alien- not native, introduced to a region deliberately or accidentally
>by man..."  "...naturalised - an alien plant that has become
>self-perpetuating in BI..". Stace, 1991 New Flora of the British Isles, 
>
An interesting thread - saw a programme on 'The Dinasaur Highway' 
(Queensland) last night where fossils of ginko trees were in abundance - 
no longer regarded a native to Australia but when you turn the eco-clock 
back far enough........

Robyn 



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