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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.
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Rhodanthe, species uncertain.  This Paper Daisy or White Everlasting is so similar to Rodanthe pyrethrum, that I place the flower as a Rodanthe species. 
Small white paper flower with a large yellow centre, on a 'hairy' stem with petals modified to slender spikes.
Spring
Bridgetown, South West region, Western Australia
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Rumex vesicarius (previously Acetosa vesicaria and formerly Rumex vesicarius), Ruby Dock, Rosy Dock, Bladder Dock, Wild Hops
Alien to Western Australia
A medium to tall plant with puffy red seed heads or bladders.   Found mainly where soil has been disturbed, such as along gas lines
Spring
Yalgoo region, Western Australia all can be found over most of the state with the exception of the Kimberley and the south coast
Ranunculus colonorum, Common Buttercup
A small five retailed  from a ferny foliage base.  The round seed pod has a stippled surface
Spring
Bridgetown, South West region, Western Australia and is found from Perth, through the South West, the lower Great Southern, and can occur to the north of Perth