Showing 22 wildflowers from the New England Tablelands region

Bacon and Eggs

Bacon and Eggs

Classification: Fabaceae - Pultenaea - unknown

Small woody shrub. Leaves flat, rounded with pointed tip.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Boronia

Boronia

Classification: Rutaceae - Boronia - rosmarinifolia

Soft shrub to about 1m. Mauve/pink 4-petalled flowers in spring.

Updated: 20 Mar 2014
Christmas bells

Christmas bells

Classification: Blandfordiaceae - Blandfordia - grandiflora

A tufted perennial herb. The leaves are about 70 cm long, flat with a keeled underside, 2–5 mm wide.The flower stalk is about 80 cm long but can reach up to 175 cm.

Updated: 22 Dec 2015
Coast Banksia, White Honeysuckle

Coast Banksia, White Honeysuckle

Classification: Proteaceae - Banksia - integrifolia

Shrub or Small tree with rough grey bark. Leaves in whorls around stem, coppery coloured when young. Flowers creamy-yellow in cylindrical spikes.

Updated: 28 May 2014
Common Epacris

Common Epacris

Classification: Ericaceae - Epacris - microphylla

Erect open shrub with small triangular shaped and pointed leaves. White str shaped flowers.

Updated: 15 Aug 2014
Cryptandra

Cryptandra

Classification: Rhamnaceae - Cryptandra - scortechinii

Rounded dense shrub to 1m tall. Leaves spear shaped, about 1.5cm long tapering to a pointed end.

Updated: 24 Mar 2014
Daisybush

Daisybush

Classification: Asteraceae - Olearia - ramulosa

Variable shrub up to 1.5m. Leaves small and rounded.

Updated: 28 Mar 2014
Flannel Flower

Flannel Flower

Classification: Apiaceae - Actinotus - Actinotus helianthi

The delicate flannel flower is so named because of the soft woolly feel of the plant. Growing in the NSW south coast region, extending to Narrabri in the Central West and up to south-east Queensland,

Updated: 13 Oct 2018
Hairpin Banksia

Hairpin Banksia

Classification: Proteaceae - Banksia - spinulosa

Flowers full of nectar are a favourite of birds and insects. A compact shrub to 2m. Leaves with short teeth at the end. Flower spikes up to to 15cm long.

Updated: 03 Jun 2014
Hovea

Hovea

Classification: Fabaceae - Hovea - longifolia

Erect open shrub to 1.5m. Narrow leaves, .

Updated: 28 Mar 2014
Kangaroo Grass

Kangaroo Grass

Classification: Poaceae - Themeda - triandra (australis)

Kangaroo grass is native to Australia and Africa. It is one of the most widespread native grasses in Australia growing in every state and territory, from interior arid regions to the alps and coast.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Knife-leaf wattle - Acacia cultriformis

Knife-leaf wattle - Acacia cultriformis

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - cultriformis

A wiry erect shrub that grows to a rounded shrub about 4m. Has grey triangular shaped phyllodes. Bears large golden ball shaped flowers in spring.

Updated: 02 Sep 2014
Leucopogon

Leucopogon

Classification: Ericaceae - Leucopogon - virgatus

Straggly, prickly shrub with wiry branches. Narrow leaves ending in a sharppoint.

Updated: 15 Aug 2014
Lichen

Lichen

Classification: Unknown - Unknown - Unknown

Lichen is made up of a fungus and an algae growing together in a symbiotic relationship. There are 3 basic forms; fruticose, crustose and foliose.

Updated: 24 Mar 2014
Littoral Casuarina

Littoral Casuarina

Classification: Casuarinaceae - Casuarina - littoralis

A shrub or small tree with rough, furrowed bark. Foliage can be drooping or held erect. Branchlets have whorls of 6-9 teeth at each joint. Female flower is pictured.

Updated: 24 Mar 2014
Phebalium

Phebalium

Classification: Rutaceae - Phebalium - rotundifolium

A thick bushy shrub that grows around granite outcrops and damp places in the Granite Belt of SE Queensland.

Updated: 26 Mar 2014
Prickly Moses

Prickly Moses

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - ulicifolia

Small, open prickly shrub of drier woodland areas.

Updated: 31 Aug 2014
Red Stem Wattle

Red Stem Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - rubida

A medium sized shrub with dull green phyllodes that produce sufficient nectar from the nectary glands to be attractive to birds and insects.

Updated: 02 Sep 2014
Showy Copper-wire Daisy

Showy Copper-wire Daisy

Classification: Asteraceae - Podolepis - jaceoides

An attractive daisy with large bright flowerheads. Sparsely woolly to almost smooth perennial to 70 cm high with several stems. Basal leaves to 20 cm long; leaves on stem narrow, spear shaped,

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Sunshine Wattle

Sunshine Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - terminalis

Thick shrub 1 to 2m tall with compound leaves, 8-16 pairs of leaflets on each leaf section. Flower heads are spherical, bright yellow, arranged in open clusters at the ends of branches.

Updated: 31 Aug 2014
Torrington Wattle

Torrington Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - torringtonensis

Small soft shrub growing in moist areas. Phyllodes about 10mm long with a distinct point. Bright yellow flowerheads.

Updated: 31 Aug 2014
Tufted Bluebell

Tufted Bluebell

Classification: Campanulaceae - Wahlenbergia - communis

A vigorous herb with a fleshy, creeping root system. The dark green foliage grows to approximately 30cm tall. Blue bell shaped flowers 15mm across are produced abundantly from Spring to Autumn,

Updated: 01 May 2014