Showing 28 wildflowers from the Gascoyne region

Black Oak

Black Oak

Classification: Casuarinaceae - Casuarina - pauper

An enduring desert survivor this rugged tree grows to about 10m tall and has rough dark grey bark. Branchlets are grey-green, smooth and cylindrical, in sections each about 10mm long.

Updated: 20 Dec 2014
Bush Tomato / Flannel bush

Bush Tomato / Flannel bush

Classification: Solanaceae - Solanum - lasiophyllum

Erect or rounded shrub, 0.2-1m high. Fl. purple-violet, Jan or Apr to Oct. depending as to where it is growing. Red-brown clay loam or sandy clay,

Updated: 20 Apr 2015
Desert Pepperflower

Desert Pepperflower

Classification: Sapindaceae - Diplopeltis - stuartii

Prostrate to ascending perennial, herb, 0.15-0.4(-0.6) m high, to 4 m wide. Fl. white-pink, Apr to Sep. Sandy or loamy soils. Sandplains, sand dunes, stony flats & hillsides

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
Dodonaea rigida

Dodonaea rigida

Classification: Sapindaceae - Dodonaea - rigida

Widespread across desert areas. Erect shrub, 0.7-2 m high. Sandy soils. Sand dunes, rocky ironstone rises.

Updated: 20 Dec 2014
Dunna Dunna

Dunna Dunna

Classification: Malvaceae - Lawrencia - helmsii

Erect, cactus-like shrub, (0.1-)0.3-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow-green, Jul to Dec. Sandy soils, clay. Gypsum & limestone ridges, near salt lakes.

Updated: 25 May 2014
Emu Bush

Emu Bush Overall Rating: 4/5

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - demissa

Straggling low shrub, growing in red sand. Pale blue flowers with pale pink/mauve bracts. Broad leaves covered in dense short grey hairs giving a matted appearance.

Updated: 21 Apr 2015
Emu Bush

Emu Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - fraseri subsp fraseri

Upright tall shrub to 3m. Grows in Sandy or stony soils, alluvium. Colluvial & riverine flats, rocky hills.

Updated: 25 Dec 2014
Emu Bush

Emu Bush Overall Rating: 4/5

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - laanii

Shrubs to 1.5m. Leaves to 5cm. Different colour forms growing together, with flower colour varying from white through pink to red.

Updated: 21 Apr 2015
Emu Bush

Emu Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - latrobei subsp. latrobei

Tall shrub to 2.5m. Leaves about 3cm long. Plants growing in dense thickets with considerable variation in flower colour, with paler reds and pink forms present in the one dense thicket.

Updated: 21 Apr 2015
Emu Bush

Emu Bush Overall Rating: 4/5

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - reticulata

Woody shrub to 1.5m. Thick oval leaves are slightly hairy. Flowers subtended by narrow pale pink bracts. Inside of flower marked with mauve spots and stripes.

Updated: 26 Apr 2015
Eremophila lachnocalyx or Woolly-calyxed Eremophila

Eremophila lachnocalyx or Woolly-calyxed Eremophila

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - lachnocalyx

Also known as the - Woolly-calyxed Eremophila An erect, spreading shrub, 0.6-2.2 m high, to 3 m wide. Grows in Clay, sand. Stony flats & ridges.

Updated: 24 Dec 2014
Goodenia centralis

Goodenia centralis

Classification: Goodeniaceae - Goodenia - centralis

Prostrate annual, herb, stems to 80 cm long. Fl. yellow, May to Sep. Red sandy, often stony soils.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Grass Tree

Grass Tree

Classification: Xanthorrhoeaceae - Xanthorrhoea - preissii

The form of the plant resembles a tree, with very long and bunched, grass-like, leaves that emerge from a central base. The trunk may grow over 3 metres tall,

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Hemigenia pachyphylla

Hemigenia pachyphylla

Classification: Lamiaceae - Hemigenia - pachyphylla

A tough woody shrub growing to about 3m high. Conspicuous white flowers marked with red streaks. Flowers in leaf axils. Leaves thick (hence the name pachyphylla meaning thick leaf) with mid vein.

Updated: 28 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
Mulga Bluebush

Mulga Bluebush

Classification: Chenopodiaceae - Maireana - convexa

Open, divaricately branched shrub. 0.4-2 m high. Red sand, sandy clay, loam, non-saline.

Updated: 24 Dec 2014
Parakeelya

Parakeelya

Classification: Portulacaceae - Calandrinia - polyandra

Succulent, decumbent annual, herb, 0.1-0.4 m high. Fl. pink-red, Jul to Oct. Sand, loam. Floodplains, stony plains.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Pink Everlasting

Pink Everlasting

Classification: Asteraceae - Schoenia - cassiniana

Erect annual, herb, 0.07-0.4(-0.7) m high. Flowers pink and yellow, Jun to Nov. Sandy, loam & clay, often stony soils.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Prince of Wales Feather

Prince of Wales Feather

Classification: Amaranthaceae - Ptilotus - polystachyus

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.

Updated: 08 Dec 2014
Rough Halgania

Rough Halgania

Classification: Boraginaceae - Halgania - cyanea

Updated: 27 Apr 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
Sidas

Sidas

Classification: Malvaceae - Sida - ectogama

A scraggy bush growing to about 2 meters in height. It grows a variety of soils ranging from red- brown sandy loams, the upper slopes of dunes to rocky out- crops. Ranges from the Gascoyne,

Updated: 17 Aug 2014
Silver Tails

Silver Tails

Classification: Amaranthaceae - Ptilotus - obovatus

Much-branched rounded shrub 70cmx70cm. Silvery-pink hairy pom poms

Updated: 28 Sep 2014
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