Karri Spider Orchid
Calochilus stramenicola Wandoo Beard Orchid
Gidgee or Stinking Wattle
Sturt's Desert pea
Green Bird Flower or Rattlepod
Boab or Adansonia
Honeysuckle Oak or Spider Flower, Desert Grevillea
Macrozamia dyeri or Zamia Palm
Broom-like shrub, 0.5-3 m high. . Grows in a variety of soils & habitats.
Flowers blue-purple-pink-white, Jan to Dec (mainly Aug-Nov)
Native to Western Australia
Erect annual, herb, 0.02-0.2 m high
Red sandy & clayey soils, stony soils. Rocky sandstone breakaways, lateritic screes, dunes, plains.
Shrub or tree, 1-12 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Variety of soils & habitats.
Rigid, prickly, intricate, often prostrate, spreading shrub, 0.1-1.5 m high. Flowers yellow, Jun to Nov. Variety of soils, frequently on clay.
Acacias come in all shapes, sizes and forms. Acacia glaucoptera - Flat Wattle is one of the more unusual wattles. It can be found in coastal and inland mallee regions from Albany to Israelite Bay.
Non-lignotuberous tree or shrub, growing to 10 m high. Flowerheads are cream & orange and a produced from Feb to Aug. Grows in white or grey/yellow sand, sandy loam, brown clay, laterite, granite.
A straggling low shrub. Leaves are broadly oval ending in a point with numerous longitudinal veins. Small dusky red flowers are slightly furry.
Small evergreen shrub growing to about 50cm, growing in poorly drained sandy soil. Small heath-like leaves. Flowers clustered in an infloresence 5cm in diameter, giving a daisy-like appearance.
An attractive upright understorey shrub growing to 1 or 2m tall. The stems are glabrous.
Leaves oblanceolate or narrow-elliptic, mostly 15–90 mm long, 7–20 mm wide, tips acute to obtuse,
The Alpine Sunray is a low-growing, spreading perennial herb with grey-green foliage, and an inflorescence of a single flower head with a yellow disc centre and papery white radiating bracts,
Aerial shrub, hemiparasitic on stems. Fl. pink & red, Jan to Apr or Aug to Nov. Exclusively on Melaleuca.
Distribution: Endemic to South West Australia. A genus of 7 species; All 7 species are in Western Australia; Flowers aggregated in ‘inflorescences’; in cymes, or in panicles.
This weird looking "thing" is a native fungus that rots down litter on the forest floor. A globular egg-like structure on the soil gives rise to a large fleshy tube, up to 100 x 30 mm.
Common orchid in WA, single leaf, up to 3 greenish, yellowish flowers.
It is a hybrid type.
Twiner or creeper to 1 m tall; leaves alternate, linear to narrow-lanceolate, entire or crenate, acute, 14-50 x 1-9 mm, glabrous to sparsely pubescent, margins closely revolute.
Erect aromatic herb, 0.2–1.2 m high, woolly to tomentose, hairs brownish.
Leaves oblanceolate to oblong, obtuse or occasionally acute, 1–5 cm long, 0.3–1.5 cm wide, crenate or entire.
Greenish-yellow and brownish-red flowers.
Grows between 250mm-500mm in height
Low shrub. Leaves greyish, strongly serrated. Flowers orange/yellow. Growing on sand dune.
A low compact shrub with bright red tubular flowers. Small leaves are crowded along the stems and have very sharp points.
Erect shrub, 0.25-1 m high. Fl. white, Jul to Oct. Sandy & lateritic soils. Sandplains.
Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.75 m high. Fl. green, Jul to Dec. Sand, loam, laterite, limestone.
One of the rarer WA donkey orchids.
Intricately branched shrub to 2.5 m with rigid branches; lateral branches leafy, often ending in a spine.
Leaves usually clustered, narrowly obovoid to ellipsoid, to 25 mm long, thick and fleshy,
A small deciduous tree that grows in rocky areas across northern Australia. Lobed leaves fall from the tree during the dry season so that the bright yellow flowers are easily seen.
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