SATIRE COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, May 2019. Some of the verses presented here have mostly been published (a few are still under review) at OEDILF.com, an online humour dictionary that has accumulated over 100,000 carefully edited limericks.
WORDPLAY LINK: An earlier collection of poems on this theme was pusblished as wordplay post #161 here. These arboreal posts pick up on themes discussed in the earlier post "Sappy Verse", that has themes related to the Joyce Kilmer poem.
SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post. There is some intriguing connection between some of these verses about trees and the themes of the singable lyrics blogpost "Delights of the Garden".
You can read more about the camphor laurel infestation in northern Australia here.