Showing 5 wildflowers from the Riverina region

Astrostipa nitida

Astrostipa nitida

Classification: Poaceae - Astrostipa - nitida

Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.75 m high. Fl. green, Jul to Dec. Sand, loam, laterite, limestone.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Glossodia spp or Cockatoo or waxlip orchid

Glossodia spp or Cockatoo or waxlip orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Glossodia - major

Single stem, single leaf at ground level. 10 to 12 cm high Found in all states except WA and NT

Updated: 07 Oct 2014
Grey Germander

Grey Germander

Classification: Lamiaceae - Teucrium - racemosum

Perennial herb 15–40 cm high, hoary, suckering and forming stands to several meters diam.; branches densely hairy; hairs simple, retrorse, ± appressed, usually wearing off along the ridges.

Updated: 28 Jan 2015
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
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