Showing 65 wildflowers from the Great Victoria Desert 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
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
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
Bossiaea walkeri -Cactus Bossiaea

Bossiaea walkeri -Cactus Bossiaea

Classification: Fabaceae - Bossiaea - walkeri

Rigid, much-branched shrub to 2 m high, ± glabrous; stems and branches flat and winged, 3–7 mm wide, often with a white, waxy surface. Leaves reduced to scales c. 2 mm long.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Cattle Bush

Cattle Bush

Classification: Boraginaceae - Trichodesma - zeylanicum

Erect annual or perennial herb to c. 1 m high, smooth to hispid; taproot well-developed. Basal leaves opposite, becoming alternate up stem; lamina linear-oblong to narrow-ovate, 3.5–10.5 cm long,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Christmas Tree Mulga

Christmas Tree Mulga

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - aneura var.conifera

Trees to 6-8 m tall, with a single, straight, erect trunk and relatively short, horizontally spreading lateral branches from base to apex (rendering the plants a conifer-like habit).

Updated: 26 Feb 2018
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
Common Firebush

Common Firebush

Classification: Malvaceae - Keraudrenia - integrifolia

Shrub to 1 m high, rusty-tomentose. Leaves mostly oblong and 1–3 cm long, rarely lanceolate and to 5 cm long, 6–11 mm wide, margins entire or almost so; upper surface glabrous to finely pubescent

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Daisybush

Daisybush

Classification: Asteraceae - Olearia - unknown

A dense woody shrub growing to about 1m high. small rectangular shaped leaves covered with hairs giving a greyish appearance. Flowerheads about 2cm across.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Dead Finish

Dead Finish

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - tetragonophylla

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.

Updated: 25 Feb 2018
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
Drummond

Drummond's Everlasting Daisy, Pompom daisy

Classification: Asteraceae - Cephalipterum - drummondii

Springtime splendour, when vast areas of red sand come alight with these amazing everlastings. Slender upright herb, leaves elongated. Flowers in heads 2 to 3cm across that can be white,

Updated: 26 Oct 2014
Eremophila gilesii

Eremophila gilesii

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - gilesii

Eremophila gilesii is a small, spreading shrub to about 1 metre high by 2 metres across. The leaves are somewhat hairy, up to 60 mm long by 3 mm wide and linear to narrowly elliptical in shape.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Eremophila serrulata - Green Fuchsia Bush

Eremophila serrulata - Green Fuchsia Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - serrulata

Intricate, often resinous shrub to 2.5 m high, branches pubescent, hairs branched. Leaves ovate to lanceolate, 2–6 cm long, 9–10 mm wide, apex acute or obtuse, margins entire or toothed, pubescent.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Erodiophyllum elderi - Hard Heads

Erodiophyllum elderi - Hard Heads

Classification: Asteraceae - Erodiophyllum - elderi

Perennial woody forb to 50cm tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, 4-10cm long, 20-30mm wide, flat, hairy to bristly, deeply lobed, the lobes toothed. Flower heads with 15-25 violet to purple,

Updated: 27 Oct 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
Fleshy Groundsel or Annual Yellowtop

Fleshy Groundsel or Annual Yellowtop

Classification: Asteraceae - Senecio - gregorii

Erect, fleshy annual, herb, to 1 m high. Fl. yellow, May to Oct. Red or brown or white-grey clay, red sands or loams, laterite, sandstone. Flats, dunes, depressions, saline sites, clay pans,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Golden Sand Sage

Golden Sand Sage

Classification: Lamiaceae - Dicrastylis - exsuccosa

Shrub, 0.3-1.5 m high. Fl. white-yellow, Apr to Nov. Red sand, gravel. Sand dunes & plains. Note; this plant can often be a dominant along the WA desert tracks. Generally unremarkable,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Grass Leaved Hakea, Cork Tree, Emu Tree

Grass Leaved Hakea, Cork Tree, Emu Tree

Classification: Proteaceae - Hakea - francisiana

A striking sight when in full flower. Shrub of sandy plains and dunes. Grows to about 5m tall. Leaves elongated up to about 20cm long with 5 or 6 distinct veins. Flower spikes deep pink.

Updated: 26 May 2014
Grass Tree

Grass Tree

Classification: Xanthorrhoeaceae - Xanthorrhoea - thorntonii

Perennial tree-like monocot, to 5 m high, trunk to 5 m, scape length 0.6-0.8 m, spike length 1.0-1.5 m. Fl. white-cream, Aug to Dec. Yellow to red sand.

Updated: 08 Dec 2014
Grass-leaf hakea

Grass-leaf hakea

Classification: Proteaceae - Hakea - francisiana

Erect shrub or small tree, 2.5–8 m tall, non-sprouting. Branchlets patchily appressed-pubescent to ±glabrous at flowering. Leaves flat, linear, 8–26 cm long, 3–16 mm wide, finely striate, acute,

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Grevillea acacioides

Grevillea acacioides

Classification: Proteaceae - Grevillea - acacioides

Flowers that range in colour from white through cream to green grace this erect, much-branched shrub that grows to 1-2.2 m high. Flowering occurs from May to Sep (mainly Jul-Sep).

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
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