Showing 6 wildflowers from the Broken Hill Complex region

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
Budda, Harlequin Fuchsia Bush

Budda, Harlequin Fuchsia Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - duttonii

This Eremophila is widely distributed and has showy red or red and yellow flowers. It grows as a shrub to about 3m tall on red sand in open dry scrubland.The leaves are narrow linear-lanceolate,

Updated: 03 Dec 2014
Desert or Native Poplar

Desert or Native Poplar

Classification: Gyrostemonaceae - Codonocarpus - cotinifolius

Spread right across the arid inland the native poplar is a pyramidal shrub or tree, 2-10 m high. Flowres are yellow-green and occur between April and October. Grows in Red sand, loam or gravel,

Updated: 17 Aug 2014
Orange Immortelle

Orange Immortelle

Classification: Asteraceae - Waitzia - acuminata

Erect or ascending annual, herb, 0.1-0.6 m high. Fl. red-orange-yellow-white-pink, Jul to Dec or Jan. Sand, clay, loam, gravel, litter, laterite, sandstone, granite. Sand dunes & plains, rocky places,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
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
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