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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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Scaevola canescens Grey Scaevola
White five petalled flowers in a fan shape on a small bush with elongated leaves.
Lancelin, coastal Wheatbelt region, Western Australia and grows along the coastal strip from Shark Bay to Bunbury
 
Scaevola crassifolia Thick-leaved Fan-flower
White five petalled flowers in a fan shape on a bush with fleshy rounded leaves with a slightly serrated edge 
Above seen in September at Port Gregory, Mid West region, Western Australia
Above right seen in March at Augusta, South West region, Westen Australia
Found close to the coast from Eighty Mile Beach to Eucla favouring coastal dunes and limestone cliffs 
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Scaevola calliptera, Royal Robe
Purple five petalled flowers with a yellow centre, and petals spread out more evenly than the one sides fans of other Scaevola.  On a low growing creeping plant with 'hairy' leaves.  Similar to Dampiera varieties, this flower is slightly larger. 
Spring and has a long flowering season.
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia and found through the South West region, and from Perth to Albany
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Scaevola glandulifera, Viscid Hand-flower
A lilac fan flower with white centre. Fleshy leaves along the stems as can be seen in the photos below. November December
Bridgetown, South West region, Western Australia and found through the Mid West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions
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Scaevola and this flower may be a colour variation of Scaevola calliptera above.
This plant had flowers of varying degrees of lilac and mauve.  Purple Scaevola calliptera were adjacent. 
October
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia
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Samolus junceus
Small white flowers up a tall and flexible stem, with little or no foliage (see photo at left)
November
Bridgetown, South West Region, Western Australia and occurs in the coastal strip from Exmouth to Esperance, throughout the South West and lower Great Southern regions, favouring winter wet or swampy locations