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Buath Gurru Grass Flowering Season

Seven Seasons of the Kulin People

Buath Gurru Grass Flowering Season [November]

The weather is warm, and it is often raining. Kangaroo Grass is flowering.

'They must have done something with the seeds for damper to pulp down into a floury thing for damper. That's when the butterflies come to the flowers. They were food.' Brian Paterson, 1999
kangaroo grass
Kangaroo Grass
Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

Buliyong (bats) are catching insects in flight. Balayang, the Creation Being, is also referred to as the bat.

coranderrk
Christmas Bush in flower
Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria
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A Bat in flight
Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

Male Common Brown butterflies are flying. Coranderrk (Victorian Christmas Bush) is coming into flower.

The Orion constellation is setting in the western sky around sunrise.

 

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