Crotalaria eremaea,  	Bluebush Pea, Desert Rattlepod

Crotalaria eremaea, Bluebush Pea, Desert Rattlepod

Classification: Fabaceae - Crotalaria - eremaea

Crotalaria eremaea is a widely distributed shrub of central Australia and a relatively common species growing on sand dunes. Densely woolly erect woody herb with yellow flowers, the Desert rattlepod,

Updated: 28 Apr 2014
Eremaea beaufortioides

Eremaea beaufortioides

Classification: Myrtaceae - Eremaea - beaufortioides

Spreading shrub, 0.3-2.5 m high with small ovate shaped leaves crowded along the stems. Flowers are orange, approx 15mm across and are at the end of the stems.

Updated: 28 Dec 2014
Eremophila lachnocalyx or Wooly Calyx Eremophila

Eremophila lachnocalyx or Wooly Calyx Eremophila

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - lachnocalyx

Erect, spreading shrub, 0.6-2.2 m high, to 3 m wide. Wooly leaves and calyx. Flowers blue-purple, Jun to Sep. Clay, sand, Stony flats & ridges.

Updated: 06 Dec 2014
Grevillea insignis supsp. insignis

Grevillea insignis supsp. insignis

Classification: Proteaceae - Grevillea - insignis ssp. insignis

Flowers: perianth cream turning pink, red style. Leaves 3-9cm, leathery, holly-like with prickly margins.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Grevillea stenobotrya or Rattlepod Grevillea

Grevillea stenobotrya or Rattlepod Grevillea

Classification: Proteaceae - Grevillea - stenobotrya

Bushy shrub to 5m high. Leaves linear, 10-25cm c 1-2mm, finely pointed slightly hooked tip. Flowers creamy white (green in bud), cylindrical or slightly tapered, 7-14cm long. Smooth greyish bark

Updated: 30 Jun 2014
Satiny Bluebush or Golden Bluebush

Satiny Bluebush or Golden Bluebush

Classification: Chenopodiaceae - Maireana - georgei

Compact rounded shrub to 50cm high, leaves 8-20x1-2mm, fleshy. It is the golden or reddish tinted fruiting body that attracts attention the wing of which is 15-20mm across,

Updated: 03 Feb 2015
Silver Tails

Silver Tails

Classification: Amaranthaceae - Ptilotus - obovatus

Much-branched rounded shrub 70cmx70cm. Silvery-pink hairy pom poms

Updated: 28 Sep 2014
Waddy Wood

Waddy Wood

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - peuce

To 10m high with wispy to dense pendulous branches resembling casuarinas. Young trees have stiff foliage with sharp points, probably as a defence against browsers.

Updated: 31 Aug 2014