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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.
Nicotiana occidentalis Native Tobacco
White trumpet like flowers with five semi divided white petalswith a long tubular back of flower,
on a small plant with oval leaves and a crown of base petals.
Yalgoo, Mid West region, Western Australia and found throughout
the state with the exception of the northern Kimberley, West West and south coast.
Neurachne alopecuroidea, Foxtail Mulga Grass
A small native grass with a grey seed head.
Bridgetown, and occurs widespread
through the state from Shark Bay to east of Esperance, including the South West, Great Southern, Wheatbelt, Mid West and into
Nuytsia floribunda, Christmas Tree
A small to medium sized semi parasitic tree which flowers around Christmas time with large clusters
of orange or yellow flowers.
Bunbury, south west region, Western Australia and found in sandy areas in proximity
of host trees around the coastal areas from Leeman to Esperance, and in suitable soils through the Mid West, Wheatbelt, South
West and Great Southern regions.
Melaleuca uncinata, Broom Honeymyrtle, Broom Bush
The small shrub above has pale yellow wattle blossoms with short slender leaves.
Mid West region, Western Australia and occurs in the Esperance - Goldfields region and scattered occurrences through the Wheatbelt
and Mid West
Yellow and red small pea flowers, predominantly red and close together down long stems with very tiny leaves and longer
spines along the stems, on a low to the ground bush.
Lancelin, west coastal Wheatbelt, Western Australia and found Hough the
Mid West, Wheatbelt, South West and into the Great Southern regions, with isolated occurrences in the Goldfields and Pilbara
Mesomelaena tetragona, Semaphore Sedge
A flat leafed sedge with flower heads which have a long point at top and bottom, hence the name
Albany, Great Southern region, Western Australia, and common near the coast from Geraldton to Esperance, and through
the south west corner of the state.