Showing 42 wildflowers from the Flinders Lofty Block 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
Blue Flax-Lily

Blue Flax-Lily

Classification: Phormiaceae - Dianella - revoluta

Perennial herb to 1 m high, tufted and solitary, or mat-forming; roots fibrous. Leaves to 85 cm long; sheath conduplicate, ± completely occluded; blade 4–12 mm wide.

Updated: 08 Nov 2014
Blue Grass-lily

Blue Grass-lily

Classification: Hemerocallidaceae - Caesia - calliantha

Tufted, glabrous herbaceous perennial; rhizome simple; roots fibrous, most with fusiform tubers 1–4 cm long towards tips. Leaves 8–50 cm long, 1.5–15 mm wide; sheath ± papery.

Updated: 01 Nov 2014
Bluebell

Bluebell

Classification: Campanulaceae - Wahlenbergia - luteola

Perennial forb to 80cm tall. Leaves opposite each other near the base, alternating up the stems higher up. Leaves 0.4-6cm long, 1-4mm wide, linear, hairless to sparsely hairy, margins flat,

Updated: 29 Jan 2015
Candles

Candles

Classification: Celastraceae - Stackhousia - monogyna

Stackhousia monogyna is the most widespread species and can be found in alpine areas and in coastal districts in heath, grassland, woodland and open forest. It has erect,

Updated: 02 Feb 2015
Chocolate Lily

Chocolate Lily

Classification: Asparagaceae - Arthropodium - strictum

A lily that grows through the wetter months of the year. Soft green leaves to approx. 30cm high emerge in April. In some areas these may be deep green, in other areas they have a silvery sheen.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Common Correa

Common Correa

Classification: Rutaceae - Correa - Correa reflexa

Correa reflexa is sometimes referred to as Native Fuchsia, a name it shares with Epacris longiflora. Its distribution ranges from southeast South Australia,

Updated: 29 May 2016
Common Everlasting

Common Everlasting

Classification: Asteraceae - Chrysocephalum - apiculatum

Chrysocephalum apiculatum is a very variable species which is not surprising given its very extensive distribution. It is usually a small, spreading perennial or shrub up to about 0.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Common Rice Flower

Common Rice Flower

Classification: Thymelaeaceae - Pimelea - humilis

Erect or straggling shrub to 50 cm high, stems hairy. Leaves ± elliptic to lanceolate, mostly 5–15 mm long, 2–8 mm wide, glabrous. Flowers in bracteate heads; peduncle 2–19 mm long, pubescent,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Cross-leaf Honey-Myrtle

Cross-leaf Honey-Myrtle

Classification: Myrtaceae - Melaleuca - decussata

Melaleuca decussata, commonly known as Cross-leaf Honey-Myrtle or Totem Poles, is a shrub or small tree in the genus Melaleuca. It is native to South Australia and both native and naturalised in

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Curly Mallee, Arkaroola Mallee

Curly Mallee, Arkaroola Mallee

Classification: Myrtaceae - Eucalyptus - gillii

Mallee to 5m, somewhat tumbledown habit. Bark rough on lower branches, smooth above. Leaves grey-green, broad and sessile (without a leaf stalk) and arranged in opposite pairs. Buds with conical cap,

Updated: 03 Dec 2014
Cut-leaf Goodenia

Cut-leaf Goodenia

Classification: Goodeniaceae - Goodenia - pinnatifida

Decumbent to ascending herb to 40 cm high, with crisped simple hairs or glabrous.Basal leaves oblong to oblanceolate, mostly 5–8 cm long, 3–20 mm wide,

Updated: 21 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
Downy Geranium

Downy Geranium

Classification: Geraniaceae - Geranium - potentilloides

Perennial herb to 50 cm high; stems pubescent with soft retrorse hairs often closely appressed, sometimes glabrescent and often rooting at the nodes; taproot thickened.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Drosera hookeri

Drosera hookeri

Classification: Droseraceae - Drosera - hookeri

Named after Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (born 1817) - a world famous botanist who travelled on the Antarctic expedition of 1839 under the command of Sir James Ross and wrote "Handbook of New Zealand

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Early Nancy

Early Nancy

Classification: Colchicaceae - Wurmbea - dioica

Small plant with strap type leaves growing in a crack in rocks. The flower has six petals and is approximately 30 > 40 mm across. Widespread and common in a range of habitats throughout southem

Updated: 03 Oct 2014
Eremophila maculata subs. maculata

Eremophila maculata subs. maculata

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - maculata subs. maculata

Wide spread rounded shrub about 2 mt tall. Multi branched at ground level. Branches weave through the body of the shrub, leaves dark green with semi gloss surface Flowers are about 3 cm long with a

Updated: 27 Apr 2015
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
Glossodia spp or Cockatoo or waxlip orchid

Glossodia spp or Cockatoo or waxlip orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Glossodia - major

Single stem, single leaf at ground level. 10 to 12 cm high Found in all states except WA and NT

Updated: 07 Oct 2014
Grassy Bindweed

Grassy Bindweed

Classification: Convolvulaceae - Convolvulus - remotus

Perennial with trailing and twining branches; stems terete, sparsely to densely appressed hairy. Leaves fairly uniform in shape from base to tip of stem; lamina ovate or oblong, 1–8 cm long,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Greencomb Spider Orchid

Greencomb Spider Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - tensa

This Orchid is a delicate, to 650cm high. Leaves hairy to 6cm long and 2cm wide. flowers are intricate, spider like, of various colours, green, white, yellow, maroon and red.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Guinea Flower

Guinea Flower

Classification: Dilleniaceae - Hibbertia - exutiacies

A small twiggy shrub to around 30cm in height. It has narrow, fine green leaves with a sharp tip. The flowers are bright yellow and flower durning winter and spring and can be found in the wetter

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Honeysuckle Oak or Spider Flower, Desert Grevillea

Honeysuckle Oak or Spider Flower, Desert Grevillea

Classification: Proteaceae - Grevillea - juncifolia

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

Updated: 29 Apr 2015
Narrow Leaf Bitter Pea

Narrow Leaf Bitter Pea

Classification: Fabaceae - Daviesia - eptophylla

Broom-like shrub to 2 m high; upper branchlets often leafless. Phyllodes linear, 0–6.5 cm long, 0–5 mm wide, apex tapered to obtuse, base tapered,

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Native Primrose

Native Primrose

Classification: Goodeniaceae - Goodenia - blackiana

Prostrate to ascending herb to 20 cm long, cottony-pubescent; stems usually stoloniferous. Basal leaves obovate to oblanceolate, narrowing basally, dentate, glabrescent above,

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
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