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    why "ghost" gum trees?

    Can anyone tell me why people often say ghost gum trees?
    Does that mean ghost-like gum trees?
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    Re: why "ghost" gum trees?

    Yes - their trunks are a silvery grey so look ghostly in the twilight.

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    Re: why "ghost" gum trees?

    Quote Originally Posted by iemmahu View Post
    Can anyone tell me why people often say ghost gum trees?
    Does that mean ghost-like gum trees?
    Cheers~
    They even look ghostly in the daytime. The bark can be quite white, and they often stand alone, as in these pictures:
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