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Agrostocrinum hirsutum, Blue Grass Lily, has hairiness evident on buds and stems (see at right). 
 
Agrostocrinum scabrum, 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. 
Spring
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 appearance
Spring
Marchagee Nature Reserve, Wheatbelt Region, Western Australia and occurs through the Mid West, Wheatbelt, Great Southern and Goldfields regions
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Andersonia caerulea  Foxtails
A small shrub with heads coveried in tiny purple stars with blue star shaped flowers in the centre.
Spring
Northcliffe, South West region, Western Australia, and occurs through the South West, Great Southern and into the Wheatbelt Regions 

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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. 
Early Summer
Bridgetown, 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.
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Allocasuarina humilis, Dwarf Sheoak, Dwarf Casuarina (female plant at left, spent cones below left and male pollinators below)
A small Sheok shrub with red fluffy flowers growing along the stems
Spring
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 
 
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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.
October 
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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Sources used for identification of wildflowers shown on these pages and regions where they occur see Credits
 
These pages will feature some of the wildflowers we have photographed in Western Australia, and where possible, identified.  If you are able to help identify further flowers, or correct any I may have wrong, please contact us.
 
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.
 
See some of these wildflower in larger sized photos on our Flickr pages.
 
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Andersonia sprengelioides 
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
March
Close to the coast from Perth to Esperance, with scatterd occurances through the Great Southern region and into the Wheatbelt.