Showing 5 wildflowers from the Darwin Coastal region

Beach Morning Glory, Goatsfoot

Beach Morning Glory, Goatsfoot

Classification: Convolvulaceae - Ipomoea - Ipomoea pes-caprae

pomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis is a trailing glabrous (smooth) vine with purple stems that often root at the nodes. The fleshy oblong to suborbicular leaves are 3 to 10 cm long and notched at

Updated: 13 Feb 2018
Cajeput Tree, Paperbark

Cajeput Tree, Paperbark

Classification: Myrtaceae - Melaleuca - leucadendra

A familiar sight along watercourses and in swamps across northern Australia. A medium sized tree with bright silvery green foligae and a slightly weeping habit.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Dryander

Dryander's grevillea

Classification: Proteaceae - Grevillea - dryandri

Spreading to erect shrub, (0.3-)0.6-2 m high. Fl. white/red/red-purple/orange-red, Jan to May. Sandstone. Rocky hillsides or ridges.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Polygala orbicularis

Polygala orbicularis

Classification: Polygalaceae - Polygala - orbicularis

Annual, herb, 0.04-0.2 m high. Fl. blue-white, Apr to May. Clayey sand. Pool edges, swamps, sandstone outcrops.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Scarlet bloodroot

Scarlet bloodroot

Classification: Haemodoraceae - Haemodorum - coccineum

A perennial herb to one meter high. Although it is not a grass, it has a grass-like appearance, with strap-like, narrow, leathery leaves arising from the base of the plant.

Updated: 25 May 2014