Dancing Spider Orchid

Dancing Spider Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - discoidea

Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.09-0.45 m high, horizontally arranged flowers. Grows in grey, brown or black sand, granitic loam. Sandy Banksia woodland, mallee woodland on margins of salt lakes.

Updated: 18 Jun 2019
Bee Orchid

Bee Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - discoidea

Although there is general agreement that this orchid is discoidea, it appears to be known by both common names, Dancing Spider and Bee Orchid. Grows to 100mm - 450mm.

Updated: 18 Jun 2019
Eremophila oldfieldii subsp. angustifolia

Eremophila oldfieldii subsp. angustifolia

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - oldfieldii subsp. angustifolia

Shrub or tree, 1-6 m high.

Updated: 19 Feb 2019
Pearly Sundew, Pygmy Drosera

Pearly Sundew, Pygmy Drosera

Classification: Droseraceae - Drosera - pycnoblasta

A tiny Drosera growing to only about 2 cm high, though flower stalk may increase the height. Leaves are bright red and round. Plants seen were growing in deep white sand.

Updated: 07 Jan 2019
Flannel Flower

Flannel Flower

Classification: Apiaceae - Actinotus - Actinotus helianthi

The delicate flannel flower is so named because of the soft woolly feel of the plant. Growing in the NSW south coast region, extending to Narrabri in the Central West and up to south-east Queensland,

Updated: 13 Oct 2018
Boab or Adansonia

Boab or Adansonia

Classification: Malvaceae - Adansonia - gregorii

Families of boabs march across the Kimberley landscape, slim youngsters, sturdy middle aged ones, stout grandparents . Boabs grow into a large tree with swollen bottle shaped trunk.

Updated: 04 Oct 2018
 Broom Bush

Broom Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - scoparia

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)

Updated: 02 Oct 2018
Ruby Saltbush

Ruby Saltbush

Classification: Chenopodiaceae - Enchylaena - tomentosa

Hemispherical shrubby perennial to c. 1 m high. Branches glabrous to hairy. Leaves semiterete, succulent, to c. 15 mm long, glabrous to shortly hairy. Fruit 5–8 mm diam., green, yellow,

Updated: 11 Sep 2018
Christmas Tree Mulga

Christmas Tree Mulga

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - aneura var.conifera

Trees to 6-8 m tall, with a single, straight, erect trunk and relatively short, horizontally spreading lateral branches from base to apex (rendering the plants a conifer-like habit).

Updated: 26 Feb 2018
Dead Finish

Dead Finish

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - tetragonophylla

So tough that when everything else is "dead and finished" this acacia will still be hanging in there. Widespread in arid inland areas. A prickly shrub with a straggling, spreading habit.

Updated: 25 Feb 2018
Beach Morning Glory, Goatsfoot

Beach Morning Glory, Goatsfoot

Classification: Convolvulaceae - Ipomoea - Ipomoea pes-caprae

pomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis is a trailing glabrous (smooth) vine with purple stems that often root at the nodes. The fleshy oblong to suborbicular leaves are 3 to 10 cm long and notched at

Updated: 13 Feb 2018
Red Flowered Kurrajong

Red Flowered Kurrajong

Classification: Malvaceae - Brachychiton - Brachychiton paradoxus

The Red-flowered Kurrajong, Brachychiton paradoxus, isn't as spectacular as it close relatives like the Queensland Bottle Tree or the Illawarra Flame Tree.

Updated: 27 Dec 2017
Australian Kapok Tree

Australian Kapok Tree

Classification: Bixaceae - Cochlospermum - fraseri

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.

Updated: 03 Nov 2017
Desert Star Flower

Desert Star Flower

Classification: Myrtaceae - Calytrix - Carinata

A small to medium shrub with extremely small leaves and pink to purple star shaped flowers.

Updated: 31 Jul 2017
Native Plant

Native Plant Overall Rating: 3/5

Classification: Unknown - Unknown - Unknown

Updated: 13 Jun 2017
Sundew

Sundew

Classification: Droseraceae - Drosera - unknown

Small insectivorous plant. Traps small insects by means of sticky hairs on the rosette of red leaves. Grows in damp places.

Updated: 30 Nov 2016
King in his Carriage orchid

King in his Carriage orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Drakaea - glyptodon

King in his Carriage Drakaea glyptodon, southwest area

Updated: 24 Nov 2016
Eremophila - Desert Pride

Eremophila - Desert Pride

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - eriocalyx

Erect, spindly shrub, 0.9-2(-3.5) m high. Fl. yellow/pink & cream/white, Aug to Oct. Red sand, clay loam, clay. Flats, claypans, sand plains.

Updated: 18 Nov 2016
unknown

unknown

Classification: Unknown - Unknown - Unknown

A small clump of white flowers

Updated: 02 Nov 2016
Sundew - Pink Rainbow

Sundew - Pink Rainbow

Classification: Droseraceae - Drosera - Drosera menziesii subsp. penicillaris

Tuberous, perennial, herb or climber, 0.3-1.1 m high. Deep sand, loamy soils.

Updated: 01 Nov 2016
Calochilus stramenicola  Wandoo Beard Orchid

Calochilus stramenicola Wandoo Beard Orchid

Classification: Orchidacea - Caladenia - Unknown

Found between Clackline and Dryandra. Grows 20 - 40cm, 2-4 flowers. Prefers swampy ground

Updated: 22 Oct 2016
Hemigenia

Hemigenia

Classification: Lamiaceae - Hemigenia - benthamii

A compact shrub bearing purple flowers.

Updated: 20 Oct 2016
Eremophila

Eremophila

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - exififolia

Flowers are. blue-purple/white-blue, Erect, flat topped shrub, 0.3-2 m high. Grows on red sandy soils over laterite or granite. Stony grounds, rocky rises & hillsides, plains.

Updated: 19 Oct 2016
 Little Lobelia

Little Lobelia

Classification: Campanulaceae - Lobelia - winfridae Diels

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.

Updated: 19 Oct 2016
Cowslip Orchid Hybrid

Cowslip Orchid Hybrid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - x spectablis

Very common throughout WA. This is a hybrid type. Grows in dense colonies and is a hybrid between cowslip (C flava) and pink fairies (C. latifolia).

Updated: 14 Oct 2016
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