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There are more than 140 botanical gardens in Australia, some like the Australian National Botanic Gardens have collections consisting entirely of Australian native and endemic species; most have a collection that include plants from around the world. There are botanical gardens and arboreta in all states and territories of Australia, most are administered by local governments, some are privately owned.
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Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens, Australia are located in the Wagga Wagga suburb of Turvey Park on a 20 hectare site on the south western slopes of Willans Hill Reserve. Access to the gardens is via Macleay Street near the corner of Lord Baden Powell Drive. There is a camellia garden, a tree chapel, Island and Bamboo Garden, native flora section, Shakespearean garden and cactus and succulent garden. As well as many different types of garden, the Botanic Gardens are home to a music bowl, a small zoo with a walk through aviary, and Willans Hill Model Railway.
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Lindsay Dixon Pryor AO was an Australian botanist noted for his work on Eucalyptus taxonomy and his role in the landscape design of Canberra, including the foundation of the Australian National Botanic Gardens.
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