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Bark

— This tree has a characteristic inner bark, which is often as yellow as the proverbial guinea.

It is sometimes the case that it is difficult to discriminate this species from Eucalyptus Bosistoana, another "Yellow Box," but a knife or axe will settle the question at once, the inner bark of Eucalyptus Bosistoana being white.

In most parts of the country it has a sub-fibrous or "box" bark on the trunk or for a considerable distance up the butt, and smooth and even ribbony above it. Following are some notes made on the spot: Bark flaky, ribbony, more like a cross between E. tereticornis and a Box than a true Box (Merriwa Creek). Many trees in the Merriwa and Cassilis district have, more than is usual, the appearance of a Gum than a box.

In the Gulgong district, often with a considerable amount of clean stem.

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