Australia is home to a diverse range of trees, both native and introduced. However, when it comes to thinking of trees with impressive heights, North America and their iconic Redwoods often spring to mind. But the Australian Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans) is the second tallest growing tree species in the world.
Australia has various large tree species spread across all states and territories. These large trees filter noise and UV rays, provide protection against extreme weather and prevent soil erosion. They are also a key force in slowing the effects of climate change.
There are plenty of large tree species, but what are some of Australia’s most common?