Showing 69 wildflowers from the Kanmantoo region

Apple Berry

Apple Berry

Classification: Pittosporaceae - Billardiera - uniflora

Twiner or creeper to 1 m tall; leaves alternate, linear to narrow-lanceolate, entire or crenate, acute, 14-50 x 1-9 mm, glabrous to sparsely pubescent, margins closely revolute.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Australian Trefoil

Australian Trefoil

Classification: Fabaceae - Lotus - australis

Erect or ascending perennial herb to 60 cm high, sparsely pubescent to glabrous. Leaves with 5 leaflets, oblanceolate to ± linear or rarely obovate, mostly 10–30 mm long, 2–5 mm wide,

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Azure Daisy Bush

Azure Daisy Bush

Classification: Asteraceae - Olearia - rudis

Aromatic shrub or perennial forb to 1.5m tall. Leaves alternating up the stem, often with basal lobes, more or less stem clasping, 1.5-12cm long, 6-40mm wide, flat, hairy to rough, often sticky,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Blue-spike Milkwort

Blue-spike Milkwort

Classification: Polygalaceae - Comesperma - calymega

Comesperma is a genus of shrubs, herbs and lianas in the family Polygalaceae. The genus is endemic to Australia. It was defined by the French botanist Jacques Labillardière in his 1806 work Novae

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Bristly Guinea Flower

Bristly Guinea Flower

Classification: Dilleniaceae - Hibbertia - fasciculata

Small erect or diffuse shrub to 40 cm high; branches glabrous except for pubescent new growth. Leaves clustered, narrow-linear, 4–6 mm long, to 0.5 mm wide, margins incurved,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Clasping Goodenia

Clasping Goodenia

Classification: Goodeniaceae - Goodenia - amplexans

Erect undershrub or shrubby herb to 1 m tall, viscid, glandular-pubescent, with long and short, glandular hairs and fine, simple hairs, aromatic. Leaves sessile, stem-clasping, ovate to oblong,

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Clustered Finger-flower

Clustered Finger-flower

Classification: Pittosporaceae - Cheiranthera - alternifolia

Low shrub to 50cm high. Leaves are narrow, 1-6cm long by 1cm wide, rolled over edges. The flowers are blue, with yellow anthers, 5 petalled and flower during spring.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Coast Beard heath

Coast Beard heath

Classification: Ericaceae - Leucopogon - parviflorus

Erect shrub or small tree, 120–500 cm high; branchlets finely pubescent. Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, 11–29 mm long, 2.4–7.5 mm wide; apex sometimes recurved; margins ± recurved,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Coast Bitter-bush

Coast Bitter-bush

Classification: Euphorbiaceae - Adriana - quadripartita

Adriana quadripartita (Bitter Bush) is a shrub in the family Euphorbiaceae. The species, which is endemic to southern Australia, has an erect open habit, growing to between 0.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Coast Speedwell

Coast Speedwell

Classification: Plantaginaceae - Veronica - hillebrandii

Perennial herb with long, slender stems that root to form new plantlets. Leaves are narrow and toothed.

Updated: 26 Nov 2014
Coast Swainson-pea

Coast Swainson-pea

Classification: Fabaceae - Swainsona - lessertiifolia

Swainsona lessertiifolia, commonly known as the Coast Swainson-pea, is a sprawling, largely coastal, perennial herb in the pea family that is endemic to south-eastern Australia.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Coast Velvetbush

Coast Velvetbush

Classification: Malvaceae - Lasiopetalum - discolor

A medium to tall shrub. Leaves: The leathery leaves are between 2-8 cm long and 0.5-1 cm wide. The leaf margins are wavy and curve back towards the underside of the leaf.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Common Flat-pea

Common Flat-pea

Classification: Fabaceae - Platylobium - obtusangulum

The Common Flat Pea is an upright, trailing or straggling shrub that grows to about one metre tall. The leaves are triangular shaped with very short stalks and up to 3 cm long with a sharp tip.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Common Heath

Common Heath

Classification: Ericaceae - Epacris - impressa

The plant family Ericaceae (heaths and heathers) is widespread in many parts of the globe, particularly Europe and South Africa. It contains a number of widely cultivated plants such as Erica,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Creeping Brookweed

Creeping Brookweed

Classification: Primulaceae - Samolus - repens

Herb with stems erect to creeping, 5–60 cm long; stems usually wrinkled or warty. Cauline leaves 2–8 mm wide. Flowers in leafy racemes, terminal or subterminal; floral bract ± leaf-like,

Updated: 06 Nov 2014
Curly Pink-bells - Kangaroo Island Endemic

Curly Pink-bells - Kangaroo Island Endemic

Classification: Elaeocarpaceae - Tetratheca - halmaturina

Compact, rush like and almost leafless dwarf shrub. Profuse 5 petalled deep pink flowers that flowers in spring. There is also a very rare white flowered form,

Updated: 20 Dec 2014
Cushion Fanflower

Cushion Fanflower

Classification: Goodeniaceae - Scaevola - crassifolia

Scaevola crassifolia is a shrub in the family Goodeniaceae, native to Western Australia and South Australia. Common names include Cushion Fanflower, Thick-leaved Fanflower and Thick-leaved Scaevola.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Derwent Speedwell

Derwent Speedwell

Classification: Plantaginaceae - Veronica - derwentiana

Woody herb to c. 140 cm high; stems several or many from a large woody rootstock, mostly erect and unbranched below inflorescence, glabrous or with short,

Updated: 25 Feb 2015
Desert Banksia

Desert Banksia

Classification: Proteaceae - Banksia - ornata

The Desert Banksia (Banksia ornata) is a species of shrub in the plant genus Banksia which grows up to 3 m tall. It occurs in western Victoria, and in South Australia,

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Drooping Velvet Bush

Drooping Velvet Bush

Classification: Malvaceae - Lasiopetalum - schulzenii

Lasiopetalum schulzenii, commonly known as drooping velvet bush, is a common shrub of the mallow family. It was first described in the genus Corethrostylis by botanist Ferdinand von Mueller in a

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Dwarf Hop Bush - SA Endemic

Dwarf Hop Bush - SA Endemic

Classification: Sapindaceae - Dodonaea - humilis

Dioecious spreading shrub to 1 m. Leaves imparipinnate, 0.9–2.6 cm long excluding petiole, rarely to 4.5 cm; lateral leaflets 2–14, obtriangular, obovate, rarely oblanceolate, entire,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Fairy Fan-flower

Fairy Fan-flower

Classification: Goodeniaceae - Scaevola - aemula

Scaevola aemula is a member of the family Goodenaceae. The widely known common name is Fairy Fan-flower, which pertains to the small size of the S. aemula plants.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Five Veined Grevillea

Five Veined Grevillea

Classification: Proteaceae - Grevillea - quinquenervis

Erect dense shrub 1–1.5 m tall. Branchlets angular and ridged, sericeous to tomentose. Leaves sublinear to oblong-elliptic or narrowly obovate, 1.5–6 cm long, 1.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Fringed Daisy Bush - Kangaroo Island Endemic

Fringed Daisy Bush - Kangaroo Island Endemic

Classification: Asteraceae - Olearia - ciliata

Dwarf undershrub to 25cm high, with rough hairy stems and tightly compacted, tiny leaves.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Gland Flower

Gland Flower

Classification: Proteaceae - Adenanthos - terminalis

Adenanthos terminalis, commonly known as Gland Flower, Yellow Gland Flower or Adenanthos, is a one metre tall shrub in the Proteaceae family. It is found in south eastern regions of Australia,

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
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