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)
Rigid, prickly, intricate, often prostrate, spreading shrub, 0.1-1.5 m high. Flowers yellow, Jun to Nov. Variety of soils, frequently on clay.
A large shrub to about 3 metres with attractive, greyish green, velvety leaves to about 13mm long. The large clusters of brilliant red/orange flowers (occasionally yellow) open in spring and are well
A spreading shrub growing to about 3 meters tall. This species has fairly large rounded flowers yellow in colour. As the flower matures small red anthers appear.
Although there is general agreement that this orchid is discoidea, it appears to be known by both common names, Dancing Spider and Bee Orchid. Grows to 100mm - 450mm.
Brilliant metallic purple flowers are a feature of this straggling low shrub. The stems are tangled and covered with small sharply pointed leaves. Growing in heath on white sand.
Bushy, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-2 m high. Fl. red/pink & cream, Oct to Dec. White sand, gravel, sandy clay. Plains.
Erect to spreading shrub, 0.3-1.4 m high. Fl. white-pink, Aug to Oct. Grey or yellow sand, lateritic gravel. Sandplains, ridges, lateritic rises.
Erect shrub, 0.2-1(-1.5) m high. Fl. white-cream, Mar to Jul. Mainly on gravelly lateritic soils.
The common white spider orchid, is probably the most misidentified orchid in WA. While common, it has different forms in different areas making for a difficult identification.
Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.09-0.45 m high, horizontally arranged flowers. Grows in grey, brown or black sand, granitic loam. Sandy Banksia woodland, mallee woodland on margins of salt lakes.
This is a broom-like shrub to 3 m high with prominently hooked, narrow leaves up to 7mm long by about 1mm wide. The sepals are 4 - 6mm long and are distinctly hairy.
A striking small tree, especially when covered with big, brilliant orange flowerheads. Grows to about 5m tall with long thin leaves that are divided into a couple of lobes.
A graceful small to medium sized tree,growing to about 15m tall. Bark is rough, fibrous and flaky on trunk. Leaves elongated and form a typically umbrella shaped flat crown to the tree.
Forms a dense gnarled bush up to 2m tall. Leaves grey green, broad, lance shaped. Flowers about 2cm across. Flowers brilliant red although white forms exist. Grows on granite outcrops.
Brilliant pink flowerheads stand out on this upright shrub or small tree that grows to 4 or 5 meters high. Leaves are long, without a sharp point and with a number of prominent veins,
This unusual little Grevillea grows as an open shrub in sandy heath. The blueish green leaves are round to oval in shape while the very small creamy-yellow flowers are arranged in quite dense
Large pink flower that resembles a giant spider - scared the heck out of 'himself' when he turned around and it was right there!
A scraggy open bush with bell shaped red flowers. Normally flowers September, October however in the Stirling Range W.A. was found to be still flowering in March
Erect to sprawling, pungent, ?lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-1.5(-3) m high. Fl. white-cream/yellow/pink, May to Sep. White, grey or yellow sand, sandy loam, granitic soils, laterite.
Low or erect spreading shrub, 0.1-1.2 m high, to 2 m wide. Fl. red/pink, Jan to Dec. Often on lateritic soils
One of only two 'true' bottlebrushes in WA. Tall to small tree or shrub, 1-6 m high. Fl. red, Sep to Dec or Jan. Sandy soils, laterite. Often along watercourses.
The Much-branched Daisybush is a low shrub although it can grow to over 1 metre under favourable conditions. The very small leaves are 2 mm in length and are covered in fine woolly hairs that help
These delicate little Spider Orchids were all growing together in a dry roadside area. Colours varied from predominately deep red through to a pinkish white. About 20cm tall.