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 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
 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
Acacia acuminata

Acacia acuminata

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - acuminata

Shrub or tree, 1-12 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Variety of soils & habitats.

Updated: 23 Apr 2015
Acacia erinacea

Acacia erinacea

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - erinacea

Rigid, prickly, intricate, often prostrate, spreading shrub, 0.1-1.5 m high. Flowers yellow, Jun to Nov. Variety of soils, frequently on clay.

Updated: 23 Apr 2015
Acacia glaucoptera - Flat Wattle

Acacia glaucoptera - Flat Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - glaucoptera

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.

Updated: 31 Aug 2014
Acorn Banksia

Acorn Banksia

Classification: Proteaceae - Banksia - prionotes

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.

Updated: 23 Oct 2015
Adenanthos venosus

Adenanthos venosus

Classification: Proteaceae - Adenanthos - venosus

A straggling low shrub. Leaves are broadly oval ending in a point with numerous longitudinal veins. Small dusky red flowers are slightly furry.

Updated: 17 Nov 2014
Albany or Swamp Daisy

Albany or Swamp Daisy

Classification: Myrtaceae - Actinodium - cunninghamii

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.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Alpine Riceflower

Alpine Riceflower

Classification: Thymelaeaceae - Pimelea - ligustrina

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,

Updated: 08 Mar 2015
Alpine Sunray

Alpine Sunray

Classification: Asteraceae - Leucochrysum - albicans subsp. alpinum

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,

Updated: 09 Mar 2015
Amyema melaleucae

Amyema melaleucae

Classification: Loranthaceae - Amyema - melaleucae

Aerial shrub, hemiparasitic on stems. Fl. pink & red, Jan to Apr or Aug to Nov. Exclusively on Melaleuca.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Anarthria

Anarthria

Classification: Anarthriaceae - Anarthria - scabra

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.

Updated: 25 Jul 2014
Anemone Stinkhorn or Starfish Fungus

Anemone Stinkhorn or Starfish Fungus

Classification: Phallaceae - Aseroe - rubra

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.

Updated: 18 Dec 2014
Apple Berry

Apple Berry

Classification: Pittosporaceae - Billardiera - uniflora

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.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Applebush

Applebush

Classification: Asteraceae - Pterocaulon - sphacelatum

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.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Arrowsmith Orchid

Arrowsmith Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - crebra

Greenish-yellow and brownish-red flowers. Grows between 250mm-500mm in height

Updated: 13 Oct 2014
Ashby

Ashby's Banksia

Classification: Proteaceae - Banksia - ashbyi

Low shrub. Leaves greyish, strongly serrated. Flowers orange/yellow. Growing on sand dune.

Updated: 20 Mar 2014
Astroloma glaucescens

Astroloma glaucescens

Classification: Ericaceae - Astroloma - glaucescens

A low compact shrub with bright red tubular flowers. Small leaves are crowded along the stems and have very sharp points.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Astroloma xerophyllum

Astroloma xerophyllum

Classification: Ericaceae - Astroloma - xerophyllum

Erect shrub, 0.25-1 m high. Fl. white, Jul to Oct. Sandy & lateritic soils. Sandplains.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Astrostipa nitida

Astrostipa nitida

Classification: Poaceae - Astrostipa - nitida

Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.75 m high. Fl. green, Jul to Dec. Sand, loam, laterite, limestone.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Augusta Bee Orchid

Augusta Bee Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Diuris - augusta

One of the rarer WA donkey orchids.

Updated: 11 Oct 2014
Australian Box-thorn

Australian Box-thorn

Classification: Solanaceae - Lycium - australe

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,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
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
Australian Trefoil

Australian Trefoil

Classification: Fabaceae - Lotus - australis

Erect or ascending perennial herb to 60 cm high, sparsely pubescent to glabrous. Leaves with 5 leaflets, oblanceolate to ± linear or rarely obovate, mostly 10–30 mm long, 2–5 mm wide,

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Azure Daisy Bush

Azure Daisy Bush

Classification: Asteraceae - Olearia - rudis

Aromatic shrub or perennial forb to 1.5m tall. Leaves alternating up the stem, often with basal lobes, more or less stem clasping, 1.5-12cm long, 6-40mm wide, flat, hairy to rough, often sticky,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
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