Also known as Lysiphyllum gilvum. Large shrub or small tree to about 6 m high, partly deciduous in dry season. Glabrous (smooth) except for flowers that vary in colour from whitish through pink to
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,
Dense rounded shrub growing on loamy soil along watercourse. Leaves with 2 pairs of flattened leaflets about 3cm long.
Medium sized tree growing on heavy soil regions of inland Australia that are subject to seasonal flooding. Bark on trunk is dark grey, fibrous and flaking.
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.
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,
Upright shrub up to 2m, with glossy leaves. Flowers have a spotted throat and are attractive to birds. Flower colour may vary considerably through shades of red, mauve and yellow.
A very slow growing gnarled small tree of desert areas growing to about 8m. Heartwood is heavy, dark red and durable though will be attacked by termites. Phyllodes are grey-green 6-8cm long.
A small tree or shrub 2 to 7 mts tall, grows throughout inland Australia (not found in Victoria). Rush like leaves are 10 to 30 cms long Flowers are bright orange and yellow and produced most of the
Forget flowers, its the colourful seed pods that look a bit like hops used to flavour beer that make these plants distinctive. Much branched, dense low shrub to 1m high.
Kangaroo grass is native to Australia and Africa. It is one of the most widespread native grasses in Australia growing in every state and territory, from interior arid regions to the alps and coast.
Erect, spreading shrub, 0.3-1 m high, plants glabrous or sometimes hairy, leaves petiolate, never stem-clasping. Fl. white, May to Oct. Stony soils. Rocky hillsides & creeks.
A familiar sight across floodplains and wetlands in inland Australia is the multi-stemmed dense and tangled shrub commonly known as Lignum. Plants vary greatly in size,
Acacia pickardii is a shrub or small tree 3-5 m high. The stipules are spinose and the inflorescence globular. It is distinguished within the A.
Succulent, decumbent annual, herb, 0.1-0.4 m high. Fl. pink-red, Jul to Oct. Sand, loam. Floodplains, stony plains.
After rain desert areas burst into life, with these everlasting daisies leading the charge. Previously named Myriocephalus stuartii. Grows on sand. Annual to about 50cm,
Erect or ascending annual or perennial, herb, 0.15-1.5 m high. Fl. green-white-yellow-brown, Apr to Nov or Jan. Red soils, sand, sandstone. Stony hills, plateaus.
Found worldwide, purslane is native in parts of Australia but a weed elsewhere. Succulent, prostrate (flat or trailing) to decumbent(flat with ends of stems turned up) annual, herb, to 20 cm high.
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,
Much-branched rounded shrub 70cmx70cm. Silvery-pink hairy pom poms
Erect multistemmed perennial to 1 m high, with minute glandular and usually simple hairs except the almost-glabrous striate stems.Basal leaves ovate to spathulate, to 4.5 cm long and 15 mm wide,
Prostrate annual or perennial, forming broad mats, rooting at nodes, sparsely hairy with white non-glandular hairs, sometimes confined to younger parts and calyx rim.
Acacia ligulata is widespread across most parts of arid and semi-arid Australia. A smallish rounded shrub about 1 to 3 meters high, leaves are slender about 1 cm wide and 10 cm long,
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.
Acacia peuce is only found in 3 locations, all within the arid zone of the Simpson and Strzelecki desert. Mature trees slowly reach a height of about 10-15m. They have long narrow,