Showing 13 wildflowers from the Yalgoo 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
Bush Tomato / Flannel bush

Bush Tomato / Flannel bush

Classification: Solanaceae - Solanum - lasiophyllum

Erect or rounded shrub, 0.2-1m high. Fl. purple-violet, Jan or Apr to Oct. depending as to where it is growing. Red-brown clay loam or sandy clay,

Updated: 20 Apr 2015
Drummond

Drummond's Everlasting Daisy, Pompom daisy

Classification: Asteraceae - Cephalipterum - drummondii

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,

Updated: 26 Oct 2014
Hakea bucculenta

Hakea bucculenta

Classification: Proteaceae - Hakea - bucculenta

Brilliant big flower heads make this hakea hard to miss; this one was growing by the roadside in sandy soil.Tall shrub to 3 or 4 m tall. Leaves flat, narrow and elongated.

Updated: 25 Jul 2014
Lesser Bottlebrush

Lesser Bottlebrush

Classification: Myrtaceae - Callistemon - phoeniceus

One of only two 'true' bottlebrushes in WA. Tall to small tree or shrub, 1-6 m high. Fl. red, Sep to Dec or Jan. Sandy soils, laterite. Often along watercourses.

Updated: 02 Dec 2014
Native Foxglove

Native Foxglove

Classification: Lamiaceae - Dasymalla - terminalis

An extremely attractive plant when in full flower. It is found widely around the eastern wheatbelt in the light colour as per the Yellowdine area photographs, to deep burgundy north of Muckinbudin,

Updated: 09 Dec 2014
Painted Featherflower

Painted Featherflower

Classification: Myrtaceae - Verticordia - picta

Erect shrub, 0.3-1.5 m high. Flowers pink/white, Jul to Nov. Sandy or clayey soils.

Updated: 30 Nov 2014
Pink Indigofera

Pink Indigofera

Classification: Fabaceae - Indigofera - boviperda subsp. boviperda

Prostrate vine. Compound leaves with 3-7 leaflets, covered in short hairs. Dense flowerheads arising in leaf axils.

Updated: 26 Mar 2015
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
Silver Tails

Silver Tails

Classification: Amaranthaceae - Ptilotus - obovatus

Much-branched rounded shrub 70cmx70cm. Silvery-pink hairy pom poms

Updated: 28 Sep 2014
Splendid Everlasting

Splendid Everlasting

Classification: Asteraceae - Rhodanthe - chlorocephala

Annual herb to about 50cm high. Leaves up to 3cm long. Flower heads about 5cm across. Flowers which may be white, cream, pink or yellow form after rain.

Updated: 19 Apr 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
Verticordia chrysantha

Verticordia chrysantha

Classification: Myrtaceae - Verticordia - chrysantha

Shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Dec or Jan. Sandy gravelly soils, deep yellow sand. Undulating plains.

Updated: 27 Nov 2014