Showing 5 wildflowers from the NSW South Western Slopes region

Cootamundra Wattle

Cootamundra Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - baileyana

A large shrub or small tree. Blue-green true leaves. The scientific name of the species honours the botanist Frederick Manson Bailey.

Updated: 02 Sep 2014
Grevillea floribunda

Grevillea floribunda

Classification: Proteaceae - Grevillea - floribunda

Shrub in drier forest. Leaf margins rolled under. Flowers thickly covered with rusty brown hairs.

Updated: 24 Mar 2014
River Red Gum

River Red Gum Overall Rating: 3.50/5

Classification: Myrtaceae - Eucalyptus - camaldulensis

Medium to tall tree with a thick trunk and major branches. Grey flaking bark on trunk and lower branches. Young trees and minor branches have smooth mottled bark.

Updated: 23 May 2014
Silver Wattle

Silver Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - dealbata

A very common wattle along the NSW tablelands. Ranges in size from a bushy shrub to a tall forest tree in wet forests. True leaves are green-grey.

Updated: 02 Sep 2014
Thysanotus patersonii:

Thysanotus patersonii: 'Twining Fringe Lily'

Classification: Asparagaceae - Thysanotus - patersonii subsp. manglesianus

Perennial climber: Roots tuberous: Leaves annual but infrequent: Delicate flowers have three distinctly fringed petals held upon short branches. Flowers and stems dieback to regrow in Winter.

Updated: 02 Feb 2015