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City Of Bayswater

Significant Tree Register

Olive Tree

Tree 1 - Olive

Location: Slade Street - Southern End

This tree is thought to have been planted around 1850 prior to the construction of the first church in Bayswater. It is believed that open air services were held beneath this tree.

With the Italian population increasing in Bayswater in the 1930's the Olive tree became an important part of the area with people gathering to undertake a communal harvest of the fruit.

It is believed that the emblem of the City of Bayswater is based on this Olive tree.

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 Magnolia Tree

Tree 2 - Magnolia

Location: 92 Railway Parade

The tree has aesthetic value as a large and healthy example of Magnolia grandiflora in an area of hard landscaping. It also has historic value for its association with the early use of this portion of Bayswater as an garden nursery and the tree is regarded as having social value for the members of the community for the longevity of its presence in the streetscape since the early 20th century.

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 Bansia Tree

Tree 3 - Swamp Banksia 

Location: Noranda Sporting Complex - on the South Eastern corner, by the intersection of McGilvray Avenue and Wylde Road

This is a representation of an endemic species that has reduced in numbers in the area. The specimen is still maintaining a good level of health and form.

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 Marri Tree

Tree 4 - Marri

Location: Corner of McGilvray Avenue and Lincoln Road

This Marri predates development in the area and has grown to be a large specimen that is outstanding for the species and is of a high value amenity value in the area.

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 Stout Paperbark Tree

Tree 5 - Stout Paperbark

Location: Kirkpatrick Reserve, Noranda

This specimen likely pre dates European settlement in the area and is regarded as an outstanding specimen of the species for which there are not many left in this area.

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 Lone Pine

Tree 6 - Aleppo Pine

Location: Maylands War Memorial

This Pine was grown from seed and Planted by the President of the Local RSL in 1970.

The branches of the lone Pine were used to line the trenches in Gallipoli; seeds of these pines were sent back to Australia by serving soldiers and later planted across Australia as a token of remembrance.

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 Prickly Bark

Tree 7 - Prickly Bark

Location: 55 Vera Street, Morley

This tree is an endemic species that predates development of the area. It holds a significant size for the species of tree, which is rare, especially in the urban environment.

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 Pine Tree

Tree 8 - Pine Tree

Location: 15 Georgina Street, Bayswater

These two Pine trees have been in situ since the late 1950's, and were possibly planted by some of the first residents of the street.
They have developed to be large trees with a very good form for the species.

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 Pine Tree
Tree 9 - Pine Tree

Location: 15 Georgina Street, Bayswater

These two Pine trees have been in situ since the late 1950's, and were possibly planted by some of the first residents of the street.
They have developed to be large trees with a very good form for the species.

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 Scarred Tree

Tree 10 - Flooded Gum

Location: Claughton Reserve

This tree is registered as an Aboriginal Scarred Tree on the Aboriginal Heritage Register.

Scarred trees are trees where bark has been removed by Aborigines to construct canoes, shelters, shields and containers.

The bark was removed by making deep cuts with tools such as stone axes to harvest long wide strips. Scars remain on the tree for many years to decades following harvesting.

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 Lemon Scented Gum

Tree 11 - Lemon Scented Gum

Location: Drill Hall

This is a group of six trees which were likely planted following construction of the Hall just after 1901.

They are large well developed specimens of Lemon Scented Gum that stand out in the area due to their size.

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 Lemon Scented Gum Tree 12 - Lemon Scented Gum

Location: Drill Hall

This is a group of six trees which were likely planted following construction of the Hall just after 1901.

They are large well developed specimens of Lemon Scented Gum that stand out in the area due to their size.

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 Lemon Scented Gum Tree 13 - Lemon Scented Gum

Location: Drill Hall

This is a group of six trees which were likely planted following construction of the Hall just after 1901.

They are large well developed specimens of Lemon Scented Gum that stand out in the area due to their size.

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 Lemon Scented Gum Tree 14 - Lemon Scented Gum

Location: Drill Hall

This is a group of six trees which were likely planted following construction of the Hall just after 1901.

They are large well developed specimens of Lemon Scented Gum that stand out in the area due to their size.

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 Lemon Scented Gum Tree 15 - Lemon Scented Gum

Location: Drill Hall

This is a group of six trees which were likely planted following construction of the Hall just after 1901.

They are large well developed specimens of Lemon Scented Gum that stand out in the area due to their size.

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 Lemon Scented Gum Tree 16 - Lemon Scented Gum

Location: Drill Hall

This is a group of six trees which were likely planted following construction of the Hall just after 1901.

They are large well developed specimens of Lemon Scented Gum that stand out in the area due to their size.

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 Kauri Pine

Tree 17 - Queensland Kauri Pine 

Location: 31 Bourne Street, Morley

This specimen of Queensland Kauri Pine is over 40 years old and is an iconic specimen on the area, standing at over 20 meters in height it has become a reference point for local residents.

It is unique for the species, having three leaders where they usually have one.

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 Flooded Gum

Tree 18 - Flooded Gum

Location: 43 Kenmure Avenue, Bayswater

This is a naturally occurring specimen of Eucalyptus that is endemic to the area that predates the development.

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 WA Christmas Tree

Tree 19 - WA Christmas Tree

Location: Woking Reserve

This WA Christmas tree is remnant from bushland that was cleared for development of the area. The specimen has survived despite the tendency of the species to die when the ground around them is disturbed and developed.

This is unique surviving specimen of the species in the urban area.

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 Tuart Tree

Tree 20 - Tuart

Location: Western Corner of Nora Hughes Park

This Tuart predates development in the area and has grown to be a large specimen that is outstanding for the species and is of a high value amenity value in the area.

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 Red Flowering Gum

Tree 21 - Red Flowering Gum

Location: 9-11 King Street, Bayswater

This is a large outstanding specimen that predates development in the area.

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River Red Gum

 Tree 22 - River Red Gum

Location: 144 Beechboro South, Bayswater

This River Red Gum has grown to be a large specimen that is outstanding for the species and is of a high value amenity value in the area.

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