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)
Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.75 m high. Fl. green, Jul to Dec. Sand, loam, laterite, limestone.
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.
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.
Trees, shrubs, and lianas, or herbs (Crumenaria). ‘Normal’ plants, or switch-plants; often with the principal photosynthesizing function transferred to stems. Leaves well developed, or much reduced.
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,
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).
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.
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
A dense woody shrub growing to about 1m high. small rectangular shaped leaves covered with hairs giving a greyish appearance. Flowerheads about 2cm across.
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.
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
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,
Widespread across desert areas. Erect shrub, 0.7-2 m high. Sandy soils. Sand dunes, rocky ironstone rises.
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,
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.
Shrub or tree, 1-6 m high.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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,
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,
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.
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.