Showing 25 wildflowers from the Warren region

Basketflower

Basketflower

Classification: Proteaceae - Adenanthos - obovatus

A lanky, erect, lignotuberous shrub, reaching about 1.5m high. Rounded or oval leaves are crowded along the branches. Flowers are quite large, orange-red with prominent hairy styles.

Updated: 15 Nov 2014
Blue Lechenaultia

Blue Lechenaultia

Classification: Goodeniaceae - Lechenaultia - biloba

The bluest of all wild flowers.

Updated: 17 Dec 2014
Boranup Spider Orchid

Boranup Spider Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - boranup

Photo by Graeme W. One of the rare Caladenias only discovered in 2006 by Greg Bussell. Greg is perhaps the foremost expert on orchids in the lower and south west areas .

Updated: 24 Aug 2014
Chrismas spider orchid

Chrismas spider orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - serotina

Photo by Graeme W. The Chrismas spider orchid a late flowering orchid, caladenia serotina found over a wide area of the south west of WA.

Updated: 18 Aug 2014
Coastal Wattle

Coastal Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - cyclops

Dense shrub or tree (rarely), 0.8-4(-7) m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Dec or Jan to May. White/grey sand. Coastal sand dunes & limestone.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Coastal spider orchid

Coastal spider orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - abbreviata

Photo by Graeme W. One of the rarer orchids . This is the coastal spider orchid, Caladenia abbreviata. It flowers in November and is found in isolated pockets near Augusta.

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Crowea angustifolia var. platyphylla

Crowea angustifolia var. platyphylla

Classification: Rutaceae - Crowea - angustifolia var. platyphylla

A slender erect shrub growing to about 2m. Soft leaves are elliptical in shape, about 2cm wide, with toothed margins. White or occasionally pink 5-petalled, star shaped flowers about 2.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Cut-leaf Banksia

Cut-leaf Banksia

Classification: Proteaceae - Banksia - praemorsa

One of many striking features of this dense shrub is the leaf shape that gives rise to the common name of Cut-leaf Banksia. The Latin name praemorsa means "bitten off" referring to the sharply cut

Updated: 22 Jan 2015
Donkey Orchid

Donkey Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Diuris - Unknown

Updated: 12 Jan 2015
Holly-leaved Banksia

Holly-leaved Banksia

Classification: Proteaceae - Banksia - ilicifolia

Erect tree or shrub, to 12 m high, with epicormic buds. Fl. red/orange/yellow/cream, Jan to Dec. White or grey sand, black sandy loam, limestone, granite, quartz.

Updated: 28 Jul 2014
Karri Spider Orchid

Karri Spider Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - Brownii

A high rainfall late flowering spider orchid growing between 300 and 600 mm tall,with a single hairy leaf.The orchid can have up to three variably red, green,

Updated: 27 Aug 2016
Kingia

Kingia

Classification: Dasypogonaceae - Kingia - australis

Not a grasstree, although Kingia does look like one, especially when not in flower. Kingia has a thick trunk made up of accumulated leaf bases. The trunk is usually (but not always) unbranched.

Updated: 17 Aug 2014
Lomandra nigricans

Lomandra nigricans

Classification: Asparagaceae - Lomandra - nigricans

Dioecious (separate male and female plants) rhizomatous, caespitose (tufted) perennial, herb, 0.25-0.7 m high. Fl. white, May to Aug. White, grey, yellow or black peaty sand, lateritic soils.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Mangles Kangaroo Paw, red-and-green kangaroo paw

Mangles Kangaroo Paw, red-and-green kangaroo paw

Classification: Haemodoraceae - Anigozanthos - manglesii

Iridescent red and green flowers make Mangles Kangaroo Paw one of Australia's most recognised wildflowers. It is a rhizotomous perennial with long, grey-green linear leaves up to 60 cm long.

Updated: 02 Feb 2015
Prickly Moses

Prickly Moses

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - pulchella

Shrub, 0.3-3 m high. Fl. yellow, May to Dec. Sandy soils, clay loam over laterite. Low-lying areas, swamps, near watercourses.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Red beaks

Red beaks

Classification: Orchidaceae - Pyrorchis - nigricans

Common Beak Orchid Grows 50 - 300mm Dark green red blotched basal leaf Red and White flowers A common orchid in the south west but only flowers after fire.

Updated: 22 Aug 2014
Rigid Wattle

Rigid Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - cochlearis

Bushy, erect to sprawling, pungent shrub, (0.3-)0.5-3 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. White, yellow or red sand. Coastal or near coastal sandplains & sand dunes.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Scott River Spider Orchid

Scott River Spider Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Caladenia - thinicola

Photo by Graeme W.

Updated: 13 Oct 2014
Siloxerus filifolius

Siloxerus filifolius

Classification: Asteraceae - Siloxerus - filifolius

Decumbent to erect annual, herb, 0.01-0.065 m high. Fl. white-cream/yellow, Oct to Dec or Jan. Variety of soils. Moist situations.

Updated: 26 Nov 2014
Slipper Orchid

Slipper Orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Cryptostylis - ovata

Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.25-0.7 m high. Fl. green & red, Nov to Dec or Jan to Apr. White-grey sand, loam, granite. Sand dunes, outcrops, swamps.

Updated: 24 Mar 2014
Slipper orchid

Slipper orchid

Classification: Orchidaceae - Cryptostylis - ovata

Photo by Graeme W. The Slipper orchid, Cryptostylis ovata found all over the southwest of WA especially near rivers and creeks.

Updated: 18 Aug 2014
Sundew - Pink Rainbow

Sundew - Pink Rainbow

Classification: Droseraceae - Drosera - Drosera menziesii subsp. penicillaris

Tuberous, perennial, herb or climber, 0.3-1.1 m high. Deep sand, loamy soils.

Updated: 01 Nov 2016
Swamp Banksia

Swamp Banksia

Classification: Proteaceae - Banksia - littoralis

Tree or shrub, 1.5-12 m high, with epicormic buds. Fl. yellow/orange-yellow, Mar to Aug. Grey or black peaty sand. Low-lying, seasonally damp areas, along watercourses

Updated: 21 Nov 2014
Winged Wattle

Winged Wattle

Classification: Fabaceae - Acacia - alata

Shrub, 0.3-2.1 m high. Fl. white-cream/yellow/pink, Apr to Dec. Variety of soils. Near water, rocky hills, breakaways, salt pans, clay flats.

Updated: 20 Nov 2014
Yawning Leek Orchid.

Yawning Leek Orchid.

Classification: Orchidaceae - Prasophyllum - hians

Photo by Graeme W. An unusual one in that it should only flower after summer fire but there has been no fire where I found this. Prasophyllum hians, the Yawning Leek Orchid.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014