Showing 18 wildflowers from the Pilbara region

Bonamia erecta

Bonamia erecta

Classification: Convolvulaceae - Bonamia - erecta

Shrub, to 0.4 m high. Stems, leaves and buds covered with short golden/brown hairs. Flowers white-cream, Jul. Red sand.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Bush Tomato

Bush Tomato

Classification: Solanaceae - Solanum - esuriale

Low soft shrub. Elongated, grey leaves.

Updated: 24 Mar 2014
Cajeput Tree, Paperbark

Cajeput Tree, Paperbark

Classification: Myrtaceae - Melaleuca - leucadendra

A familiar sight along watercourses and in swamps across northern Australia. A medium sized tree with bright silvery green foligae and a slightly weeping habit.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Cape Range Poverty Bush

Cape Range Poverty Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - forrestii subsp. capensis

Sturdy shrub to 1.5m. Leaves crowded along stems, about 2cm long, oval, densely covered with short felted hairs. Younger leaves have a distinctive yellow colour. Flowers tomentose,

Updated: 29 Nov 2014
Creeping Mulla Mulla

Creeping Mulla Mulla

Classification: Amaranthaceae - Ptilotus - axillaris

Prostrate creeper. Leaves oval to lance shaped. Flower heads made of many small flowers. The heads have a fluffy appearance due to feathery bracts surrounding the small flowers.

Updated: 24 Mar 2014
Desert or Native Poplar

Desert or Native Poplar

Classification: Gyrostemonaceae - Codonocarpus - cotinifolius

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,

Updated: 17 Aug 2014
Emu Bush

Emu Bush Overall Rating: 4/5

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - reticulata

Woody shrub to 1.5m. Thick oval leaves are slightly hairy. Flowers subtended by narrow pale pink bracts. Inside of flower marked with mauve spots and stripes.

Updated: 26 Apr 2015
Emu Bush

Emu Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - latrobei subsp. filiformis

Low woody shrub. Red flowers. Leaves narrow with a notches appearance to the edges.

Updated: 21 Apr 2015
Emu Bush

Emu Bush Overall Rating: 4/5

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - laanii

Shrubs to 1.5m. Leaves to 5cm. Different colour forms growing together, with flower colour varying from white through pink to red.

Updated: 21 Apr 2015
Emu Bush

Emu Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - fraseri subsp fraseri

Upright tall shrub to 3m. Grows in Sandy or stony soils, alluvium. Colluvial & riverine flats, rocky hills.

Updated: 25 Dec 2014
Emu Bush

Emu Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - forrestii

Open woody shrub to about 2m tall. Leaves slightly furry, especially young leaves which have a golden appearance. Flowers pink and slightly hairy.

Updated: 21 Apr 2015
Emu Bush

Emu Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - cuneifolia

Woody shrub to 1.5m tall. Leaves closely spaced on stem, almost as wide as long, with a distinct midrib. Flowers mauve/purple and subtended by large pink/purple bracts.

Updated: 24 Mar 2014
Emu Bush

Emu Bush

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - galeata

Upright tall shrub to 3m. Large glossy leaves. Flowers narrow, with cinnamon and pinkish markings and subtended by pale pink bracts.

Updated: 24 Mar 2014
Eremophila lachnocalyx or Woolly-calyxed Eremophila

Eremophila lachnocalyx or Woolly-calyxed Eremophila

Classification: Scrophulariaceae - Eremophila - lachnocalyx

Also known as the - Woolly-calyxed Eremophila An erect, spreading shrub, 0.6-2.2 m high, to 3 m wide. Grows in Clay, sand. Stony flats & ridges.

Updated: 24 Dec 2014
Mulla Mulla

Mulla Mulla

Classification: Amaranthaceae - Ptilotus - exaltatus

In drier areas swathes of Mulla Mullas can make a wonderful springtime display after autumn rain. Upright plant to 75cm. Leaves broad and smooth. Conical flower heads held above foliage.

Updated: 03 Jul 2014
Mulla Mulla

Mulla Mulla

Classification: Amaranthaceae - Ptilotus - helipteroides

Low shrub to 0.5m with narrow leaves. Flower heads on long stalks held well above foliage.

Updated: 17 Jun 2014
Prince of Wales Feather

Prince of Wales Feather

Classification: Amaranthaceae - Ptilotus - polystachyus

Erect or ascending annual or perennial, herb, 0.15-1.5 m high. Fl. green-white-yellow-brown, Apr to Nov or Jan. Red soils, sand, sandstone. Stony hills, plateaus.

Updated: 08 Dec 2014
Weir Vine

Weir Vine

Classification: Convolvulaceae - Ipomoea - calobra

Climber, to 6 m high. Fl. purple-blue-pink, Jan to Jun. Red sandy & clayey soils, pebbly loam. Undulating plains, dunes, hardpans.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014