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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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Hakea lissocarpha Honeybush,
White, some pink tinges, shrub, flowers along stem
which has spiny leaves
Late Winter, Spring
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia and throughout the South West, Wheat Belt and Great Southern regions and in coastal areas from Kalbarri to Esperance
Hakea amplexicaulis, Prickly Hakea (above)
White, along stem between prickly leaves on a low growing shrub
Spring
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia and though coastal strip between Perth and Albany.
Hardenbergia comptoniana Wild Wisteria
Climber, cascades of purple pea shaped flowers with two small white marks in the centre of the standard.
Winter, Spring
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia and from Geraldton to Albany in areas near the coastline
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Hemiandra pungens Snakebush
A low growing plant or creeper with white, pink or mauve flowers with purple dots near centre.  An elongated flower with six petals; two semi-fused point up, two point down and a pair of fused petals at the bottom
Spring
Cordering, and found near the coastline from Kalbarri to Hopetoun and through the South West and Great Southern regions, extending into parts of the Wheatbelt.  
Yellow flowers in the picture above are Conostylis aculeata
 
Hakea francisiana, (at left) Pink Pokers, Grass Leaved Hakea, Cork Tree, Emu Tree, Bottlebrush Hakea, Pink Spike Hakea 
Pink bottlebush with lighter colour bristles on a tall shrub with elongated leaves
Spring
Sandstone, and found through the Mid West and Wheatbelt regions, extending into the Goldfields and  desert regions
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Hemiandra linearis Speckled Snakebush
Pink or mauve flowers with purple dots near centre on a small shrub with needle like leaves.  An elongated flower with six petals; two semi-fused point up, two point down and a pair of fused petals at the bottom
Spring
Lancelin, and found near the coastline from Dongara to Perth and scattered occurences through the South West and Great Southern regions to Albany
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Haemodorum species are also known as Bloodroot, due to an orange-red edible root.  They have shiny dark brown flowers in November December, from perennial leaves similar to Kangaroo Paws, to which they are related.
Haemodorum spicatum, Mardja (above)
Flowers up a tall slender stem giving a zigzag appearance.
November
Bridgetown, South West region, Western Australia, and favours sandy soils, ranging from Geraldton to Esperance near the coast and through the South West region
 
Haemodorum laxum (at left)
Bobbly brown flowers at the end of tall stems
Similar range to above, and extending into the wheatbelt around the Perth area.
 
 
 
 
Haemodorum discolor (above)
Brown flowers on tall branching stems
Wide ranging occurrence from Shark Bay to Esperance, including the Mid West, Wheatbelt, Great Southern and in to into the Goldfields regions
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Hemigenia incana, Silky Hemigenia
An elongated mauve flower with six petals, with purple dots near centre; two semi-fused petals point up, two point down and a pair of fused petals at the bottom.  The elliptical leaves on these small shrubs photographed have a slight indent along each side of the leaf. Flowers similar and related to Snakebush
December
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia, and found through the Wheatbelt, Perth, South West and Great Southern regions
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Halgania cyanea var. cyanea
A straggly low growing with blue five petalled flowers and a pointed dark blue fused stamen with yellow at base
September
Near Peak Charles National Park, Western Australia, and occurs in sandplains through the Goldfields, Great Southern, and Wheatbelt regions and extending into the inland Murchison and desert areas
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