On the Zamia Trail

We’ve walked around the Zamia Trail in Perth’s Bold Park several times recently. The loop trail is 5km in length, plus another kilometre or two if you park at the Tuart or Camel Lake carparks.

The trail takes its name from the primitive Zamia that grow along the route. They look like palms, but are actually cycads. Their ancestors used to get nibbled by dinosaurs. At present the seed cones on female Zamia plants are splitting open to reveal the large, bright orange seeds inside.

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