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The Avon river flows down a valley past the historic towns of Beverly, York, Northam and Toodyay.
It then heads west, through the Avon Valley National Park, to the coastal plains of Perth where people start calling it the Swan River.
This beautiful valley was the first inland area of WA to be settled by white fellas.
A blessing of nature so abundant that when confronted by the limitless extent of
blending into the clear blue sky, the vision manipulates your senses.
Stunning to the eye are the never-ending fields of
"abundant across W.A."
To suppliment their nutrition, sticky glands on the
Red Ink Sundew
trap and dissolve insects into the plant using enzymes and bacterial action.
The early settlers used dye from some species as ink.
Karri Hazel, also known as soapbush, contains saponin which forms a soapy lather when the leaves are mixed with water and rubbed vigorously.
Avon Valley Wildflowers