Showing 37 wildflowers from the Avon Wheatbelt region

 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
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
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
Caladenia - Yellow Spider Orchid

Caladenia - Yellow Spider Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - denticulata subsp. denticulata

The orchid normally has rich yellow petals some times white to pale yellow are seen. The labellum is white with pale red markings. A version with red petals can be found.

Updated: 13 Oct 2014
Chamelaucium pauciflorum

Chamelaucium pauciflorum

Classification: Myrtaceae - Chamelaucium - pauciflorum

Erect to spreading shrub, 0.3-1.4 m high. Fl. white-pink, Aug to Oct. Grey or yellow sand, lateritic gravel. Sandplains, ridges, lateritic rises.

Updated: 10 Dec 2014
Common Pinheath

Common Pinheath

Classification: Ericaceae - Styphelia - tenuiflora

Erect shrub, 0.2-1(-1.5) m high. Fl. white-cream, Mar to Jul. Mainly on gravelly lateritic soils.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Common Smokebush

Common Smokebush

Classification: Proteaceae - Conospermum - stoechadis

Erect, multi-stemmed, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-2 m high. Fl. white-other, Jul to Dec. Sand, gravel, laterite. Sandplains.

Updated: 26 Nov 2014
Diuris picta

Diuris picta

Classification: Orchidaceae - Diuris - picta

Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.2-0.35 m high. Fl. cream & white & purple/yellow & brown & purple, Sep to Oct. Sand, loam. Wet seepages, run-off areas around granite outcrops.

Updated: 10 Dec 2014
Drummond

Drummond's Everlasting Daisy, Pompom daisy

Classification: Asteraceae - Cephalipterum - drummondii

Springtime splendour, when vast areas of red sand come alight with these amazing everlastings. Slender upright herb, leaves elongated. Flowers in heads 2 to 3cm across that can be white,

Updated: 26 Oct 2014
Flannel Cudweed

Flannel Cudweed

Classification: Asteraceae - Actinobole - uliginosum

Prostrate to decumbent annual, herb, 0.01-0.12 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Red sand or loam, granitic soils. Variety of habitats.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Geraldton wax

Geraldton wax

Classification: Myrtaceae - Chamelaucium - uncinatum

Dense shrub to 3m. Leaves are cylindrical with a hooked point. The name uncinatum means "hooked" in Latin, in reference to the tips of the leaves. Flowers are 1.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Grass Tree

Grass Tree

Classification: Xanthorrhoeaceae - Xanthorrhoea - australis

Grows on poor sandy or stony soils. Thick trunk carries wiry leaves usually over 1 metre long. Small flowers are arranged on a thick spike up to 3m long, held on a smooth,

Updated: 07 Sep 2015
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
Guichenotia macrantha

Guichenotia macrantha

Classification: Malvaceae - Guichenotia - macrantha

Small shrub to about 1m tall. Leaves whitish and furry, elongated, with edges rolled under. Petals almost non-existant, but the flower consistes mainly of calyx segments that are brightly coloured

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Hakea erecta

Hakea erecta

Classification: Proteaceae - Hakea - erecta

Erect, rounded shrub, 0.5-2.6 m high. Fl. pink/cream, Sep to Oct. Deep yellow sand, laterite.

Updated: 08 Dec 2014
Honey Bush

Honey Bush

Classification: Proteaceae - Hakea - lissocarpha

Erect to sprawling, pungent, ?lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-1.5(-3) m high. Fl. white-cream/yellow/pink, May to Sep. White, grey or yellow sand, sandy loam, granitic soils, laterite.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Kondrung

Kondrung

Classification: Ericaceae - Astroloma - serratifolium

Low or erect spreading shrub, 0.1-1.2 m high, to 2 m wide. Fl. red/pink, Jan to Dec. Often on lateritic soils

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Lesser Bottlebrush

Lesser Bottlebrush

Classification: Myrtaceae - Callistemon - phoeniceus

One of only two 'true' bottlebrushes in WA. Tall to small tree or shrub, 1-6 m high. Fl. red, Sep to Dec or Jan. Sandy soils, laterite. Often along watercourses.

Updated: 02 Dec 2014
Little Woollybush

Little Woollybush

Classification: Proteaceae - Adenanthos - argyreus

Erect,compact shrub, to 1.2 m high. Fl. red/pink, Feb or May to Dec. White, grey or yellow sand, sandy clay, gravel. Among low scrub.

Updated: 20 Dec 2014
Mottlecah

Mottlecah

Classification: Myrtaceae - Eucalyptus - macrocarpa

Mallee with a sprawling, straggling habit. Leaves are large, blue-grey and sessile (without a leaf stalk). Large buds with a pointed bud cap (operculum). Flowers are the largest of all eucalypts,

Updated: 27 May 2014
Native Foxglove

Native Foxglove

Classification: Lamiaceae - Dasymalla - terminalis

An extremely attractive plant when in full flower. It is found widely around the eastern wheatbelt in the light colour as per the Yellowdine area photographs, to deep burgundy north of Muckinbudin,

Updated: 09 Dec 2014
Orange Wattle

Orange Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - saligna

Dense, often weeping shrub or tree, 1.5-6(-9) m high. Long green phyllodes. Fl. yellow, Jul to Nov. Variety of habitats.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Painted Featherflower

Painted Featherflower

Classification: Myrtaceae - Verticordia - picta

Erect shrub, 0.3-1.5 m high. Flowers pink/white, Jul to Nov. Sandy or clayey soils.

Updated: 30 Nov 2014
Petrophile striata

Petrophile striata

Classification: Proteaceae - Petrophile - striata

Erect rigid or sprawling shrub, 0.2-1(-2) m high. Fl. yellow-cream-white, Aug to Dec. Gravelly sandy soils, laterite, granitic soils, clay. Coastal plains, sandplains.

Updated: 04 Dec 2014
Pimelea aeruginosa

Pimelea aeruginosa

Classification: Thymelaeaceae - Pimelea - aeruginosa

Erect, spindly shrub, 0.2-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow, mainly May to Oct. Yellow sand or sandy clay, often with gravel or overlying laterite. Plains.

Updated: 10 Dec 2014
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