Agrostocrinum hirsutum, Blue Grass Lily, has hairiness evident on buds and stems (see at right).
False Blind Grass, is similar but lacking the hairs.
Several purple-blue flowers with six petals and a maroon tassel centre
on each stem, with a clump from a base. Each flower appears to last a day.
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia
Alyxia buxifolia Dysentery Bush, Sea Box, Darljirru
Five petal small white flowers on a low shrub. Petals have slightly spiral
Marchagee Nature Reserve, Wheatbelt Region, Western Australia and occurs through the Mid West, Wheatbelt, Great
Southern and Goldfields regions
Andersonia caerulea Foxtails
A small shrub with heads coveried in tiny purple stars with blue star shaped flowers in the centre.
South West region, Western Australia, and occurs through the South West, Great Southern and into the Wheatbelt Regions
Anigozanthos flavidus, Tall Kangaroo Paw, Evergreen Kangaroo Paw
From a cluster of pointed ribbon like leaves on the ground, several
tall stems branch out to carry many small flowers. Different groups can be green. yellow, red, orange or pink.
South West, Western Australia. Can be found in the South West corner of the state, around Perth, and in the lower Great
Southern. Stands of Anigozanthos flavidus frequently occur in low lying or swampy areas.
Allocasuarina humilis, Dwarf Sheoak, Dwarf Casuarina (female plant at left, spent cones below left and male pollinators below)
small Sheok shrub with red fluffy flowers growing along the stems
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia and occurs in
areas through the Gascoyne, Mid West, Wheatbelt, Great Southern and Goldfields regions, ranging from Shark Bay to Esperance
Adenanthos barbiger, Hairy Jugflower
This is a tiny plant for Adenanthos, a medium shrub from the Proteaceae family, which includes
Grevillea. Single red flowers interspersed with elongated leaves.
Busselton Nannup area in the South West, Western
Australia and it occurs through the Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton and Nannup areas. Also in areas around Perth.
Adenanthos obovatus, basket flower
A medium somewhat sprawling shrub with orange Grevillea like flowers between the rounded leaves
along the stems
May to December
Bridgetown, South West, Western Australia and widespread in the South West, Great Southern and Perth
regions and into the Western Wheatbelt.
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Information given for each species
will give botanical name, known common names, describe the flower, give time of year it flowered, and where it was photographed, and
the areas it occurs in. Names have been matched to Florabase which has also been used to show distribution.
of these wildflower in larger sized photos on our Flickr pages.
A small shrub with clusters of five petalled pink to mauve flowers at the tips of the stems.
Broad leaves are layered up the stems, and have an extended point
Close to the coast from Perth to Esperance, with scatterd occurances
through the Great Southern region and into the Wheatbelt.