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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.
Oxalis perennans Native Oxalis, wood sorrell
Yellow, five petals on low growing cloverleaf like foliage with three semi divided sections
Late winter, Spring
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia, found from Shark Bay to Eucla and areas to the southwest of this line, with reported specimens from locations further inland, inlcuding near Newman and Wiluna
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Olearia paucidentata Autumn Scrub Daisy
Small clusters of white daisies of around 1.5 centimetres in diametre in clusters at the tops of the stems, which have short narrow leaves.  Centre of flowers is purple.
Autumn
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia and found through the South West and into the Wheatbelt Region, with some found coastal north of Perth and east of Esperance. 
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Opercularia hispidula, Hispid Stinkweed, Hispid Sourgrass
Upright plants with tiny flowers emerging near the leaves.  Flowers are a fan of grey/lilac stamens.
October
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia and found through the South West and into the Great Southern Region, along the south to east of Esperance.  A few occurrences further inland. 
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Orobanche minor, Lesser Broomrape
Alien to Western Australia
This small parasitic plant with mauve tubular flowers up a short stem is commonly seen through the bush in the south west as well as in gardens and paddocks. 
Spring
Bridgetown, South West region, Western Australia and can be found from Shark Bay to east of Esperance, through the Gascoyne, Mid West, Wheatbelt, South West, GreatSouthern and Goldfields regions.
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Olax benthamiana

A small shrub with light green leaves, yellow buds and small five petalled white star flowers with a yellow centre

Spring 

Bridgetown and found through the South West, Wheatbelt, Great Southern and north of Perth to Geraldton

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Orianthera serpyllifolia subsp. angustifolia (formerly Logania serpyllifolia subsp. angustifolia)
Tiny white five petalled flowers on a low growing plant.  There is a centre stamen and five white pointed stamens facing out between the petals
October
Bridgetown, South West region, Western Australia, and found through the South West and the south coastal strip to Esperance
 
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Orianthera serpyllifolia (formerly Logania serpyllifolia) at left
Tiny white five petalled flowers on a low growing plant.  There is a centre stamen and five white pointed stamens facing out between the petals.  This plant was from a coastal area and the foliage appears slightly succulent
Match
Augusta, South West region, Western Australia, and found in the South West corner of the state from Perth to Albany and along the south coastal strip to Esperance
 
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Olearia muelleri, Goldfields Daisy
A small shrub with small white daisy flowers with yellow centres. Leaves are spoon shaped, thick and with serrated edges. 
September
Caiguna, and is found along the south coast from Hopetoun east to the South Australian border and beyond, the Great Southern, Wheatbelt and Mid West regions, but not close to the west coast.  Scattered occurrences through the Pilbara and inland deserts.