Showing 25 wildflowers from the Coolgardie 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
Chrysocephalum puteale

Chrysocephalum puteale

Classification: Asteraceae - Chrysocephalum - puteale

Erect, compact perennial, herb or shrub, 0.15-0.75 m high. Fl. yellow, Mar to Nov. Sandy or stony soils. Sand ridges, sandplains, rocky hills.

Updated: 19 Nov 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
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
Felted Anthotroche

Felted Anthotroche

Classification: Solanaceae - Anthotroche - pannosa

Erect or sprawling to prostrate shrub, 0.1-2.5 m high. Fl. green-yellow-purple/black-violet, Aug to Dec or Jan to Feb. Sandy soils. Sand dunes, sandplains or sandy rises in low-lying saline areas.

Updated: 05 Dec 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
Fringe Lily

Fringe Lily

Classification: Asparagaceae - Thysanotus - Unknown

Thysanotus used to be included in the lily family (Liliaceae) Fringed lilies are small soft herbs, sometimes a climber. Each flower has 3 sepals and 3 large fringed petals. Common across Australia.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Goldfields Daisy

Goldfields Daisy

Classification: Asteraceae - Olearia - muelleri

Goldfields Daisy commonly grows into compact round shrubs about half a metre in height. The small leaves are flat, stiff and slightly viscid (sticky). The flowerheads are over 2 cm diameter,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
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
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
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 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
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
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
Pink Velleia

Pink Velleia

Classification: Goodeniaceae - Velleia - rosea

Annual, herb, 0.02-0.5 m high. Fl. pink/pink-blue, Apr or Jul to Oct. Sandy or loamy soils.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Prain

Prain's Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - prainii

Erect, bushy shrub or tree, 1-3m high, although sometimes reaching 5m. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Red sand, loam, stony soils.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Royal Hakea

Royal Hakea

Classification: Proteaceae - Hakea - victoriae

Tall shrub, 6ft high, large stiff multicoloured leaves.

Updated: 08 Jan 2015
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
Senna artemisioides

Senna artemisioides

Classification: Fabaceae - Senna - artemisioides

Shrub, 0.15-3 m high. Fl. yellow, Jan or Apr to Nov. Sand, loam, stony or gravelly soils. Variety of habitats.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Shining Poverty Bush

Shining Poverty Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - lucida

A short-lived species 1 to 3.5 m high with large, glossy, viscid leaves 54 to 85 mm long by 7.5 to 15 mm wide, large sepals 8.5 to 15 mm long by 3.5 to 8 mm wide and a cream, yellow,

Updated: 30 Dec 2014
Tennis Ball Banksia

Tennis Ball Banksia

Classification: Proteaceae - Banksia - laevigata

Non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-3.5 m high. Fl. yellow-green, Sep to Dec or Jan to Feb. Sand, clay loam, gravel, spongolite, laterite. Hills, top of breakaways.

Updated: 06 Dec 2014
Tinsel-flower

Tinsel-flower

Classification: Lamiaceae - Cyanostegia - angustifolia

Viscid shrub, (0.3-)0.5-2 m high. Fl. blue-purple, Jul to Nov. Sand, gravel, laterite.

Updated: 10 Dec 2014
Verticordia chrysantha

Verticordia chrysantha

Classification: Myrtaceae - Verticordia - chrysantha

Shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Dec or Jan. Sandy gravelly soils, deep yellow sand. Undulating plains.

Updated: 27 Nov 2014