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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.
 
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Banksia grandis Bull Banksia, Giant Banksia, Mangite
Large flower stalks which develop into large seed cones
Summer

Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia, and occurs throughout the South West, sandplains near Perth and the south coast around Albany. 
 

Banksia prionotes Acorn Banksia, Orange Banksia
A narrow leafed Banksia bush with orange and white cones which develop with an egg cup shape
Spring
Port Gregory, Mid West Region, Western Australia and common through much of the Mid West and Wheatbelt
 
Banksia prionotes, which is found on the coastal sandplains of the mid west and as far north as Exmouth
A narrow leafed Banksia bush with orange and white cones which develop with an egg cup shape
Spring
Marchagee, Wheatbelt Region, Western Australia and common though much of the Mid West and Wheatbelt
 
 
Banksia nivea (formerly Dryandra nivea) Honeypot, Honeypot Dryandra, with the Esperance sub species being known as  Couch honeypot 
Single, centre of plant, ground level
Winter
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia and occurs in the Mid West, Coastal Wheatbelt, Perth, South West, Great Southern Regions and the south coast to Esperance
In a controversial move, Dryandra species were renamed as part of the Banksia family.  See more.

 
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Banksia praemorsa Cut-leaf Banksia
While only showing dried flowers when photographed in March, this specimen is a low growing bush along Albany's windswept coastline.  Flowers yellow to orange
Spring
Albany and found nearthe coast arond Albany and Esperance.
or possibly Banksia media (coastal form) Southern Plains Banksia however as Banksia media flowers in Autumn, I have opted for Banksia praemorsa

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Banksia sessilis (formerly Dryanda sessilis), Parrot Bush.  See the Banksia-Dryandra naming dispute story.
A tall growing prickly leafed bush with white fluffy flowers
Spring
Lancelin, Wheatbelt Region, Western Australia and occurs through the Mid West, Wheatbelt, Great Southern and South West regions
 
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Babingtonia camphorosmae (formerly Baeckea camphorosmae), Camphor Myrtle, Camphorwort Babingtonia
Tiny pink five petalled flowers approximately five millimetres across, in clusters at the end of the branches of a low growing small shrub, with fine leaves in clusters. Camphor scent.   
December

Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia, and occurs throughout the Perth, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, but not to the south coastal strip 

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Banksia littoralis, Swamp Banksia
Yellow candle like flowers on a large banksia tree, with fine serrated leaves.  Trees grow up to twelve metres high.  Various stages of flowing can be seen above. Flowers branch directly from the trunk and branches as can be seen at left
Autumn

Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia, and occurs within a hundred kilometres of the coastline, from Eneabba to Bremer Bay