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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.
of these wildflower in larger sized photos on our Flickr pages.
A small yellow and orange pea flower on a shrub with small light bluish green modified leaves like spikes.
A star shaped five sepalled calyx remains when flowers wither and fall. This plant has shed most of its flowers.
Nature Reserve, Wheatbelt Region, Western Australia and found in coastal sandplans of the Mid West and northern Wheatbelt
Johnsonia lupulina, Hooded Lily
Long reed like foliage produces these white paper like sepals on single stems. They may be fringed
with pink. The tiny semi translucent white flowers with a yellow centre are hidden under the sepals.
South West, Western Australia and occurs through the South West and the lower Great Southern
Jacksonia furcellata, Grey Stinkwood (above, below and at right)
An elongated yellow, orange pea flower on a semi prostrate or
upright bush with modified spiky leaves.
October-December, with below right seen in March
Bridgetown, South West region, Western Australia
and found throughout the South West, into the Wheatbelt, Great Southern, south coastal areas to Esperance. Perth area and
along the west coast north the Lancelin.
Jacksonia alata, Winged Jacksonia
(member of the large Pea family Fabaceae)
A very tiny yellow and orange pea flower on
a low growing small bush with modified stems.
Bridgetown, South West region, Western Australia and found
around Perth, into the Wheatbelt and through the Great Southern, and along the south coast to Esperance.