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Velleia trinervis Common Velleia
Five yellow petals with three large and two small, crinkly appearance due to shape and colouration of petals, with a brown patched from the centre into the two smaller petals
Spring
Bridgetown, South West region, Western Australia and through the coastal Wheatbelt, South West, Great Southern and parts of the Goldfields region along the south coast to Esperance at near Kalgoorlie
 
Verticordia chrysanthella Yellow Verticordia, Yellow Feather-flowers
Bright yellow flowers with feathery petals surrounding these delicate small flowers on a spreading shrub
Spring
Lancelin, coastal Wheatbelt region, Western Australia and occurs through the Mid West, Wheatbelt and Great Southern regions  
Verticordia polytricha, Northern Cauliflower, White Feather-flowers 
White flowers with feathery petals surrounding these delicate small flowers on a spreading shrub
Spring
Kalbarri, and occurs from Shark Bay to Geraldton
The similar Verticordia eriocephala,Cauliflower Verticordia, occurs thorugh the Mid West region Western Australia and occurs through the Mid West, Wheatbelt and Great Southern regions and the south coast to Esperance  
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Verticordia monadelpha var. callitricha Pink Feather-flowers, Pink Verticordia
Pink flowers with feathery petals surrounding these delicate small flowers on a spreading shrub. Buds are red. 
Spring
Kalbarri, and through the Mid West region Western Australia
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Velleia roseae Pink Velleia
A tiny pale pink flower with five petals divided at the tip on a low growig plant
Spring
Mullewa, Mid West region, Western Australia and occurs through the Mid West, Gascoyne and Goldfields regions
 
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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Ursinia anthemoides, Ursinia
Alien to Western Australia and invasive through the bush in a wide range of areas
This small yellow daisy with a dark centre produces seeds with white five petaled flower like sails to distribute the seeds on the wind or hitchhike on animals.  Grows on a daisy leafed bush and germinates readily to invade the natural bush.  Photo top left is of a cluster of individual plants.  Seeds sails suspended on another plant above left shows how easily they can attach themselves to an animal to hitchhike.  Seed sails magnified above right
Spring
Photographed near Pingelly and seen in a number of other location. Seed head and sails found in bushland near Bridgetown.  Ursinia can be found in areas through the Gascoyne, Mid West, Wheatbelt, Great Southern and Goldfields regions, ranging from Shark Bay to Esperance. 
  
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