Wildflower Species

Major Plant Families

 

 Acacia  Acacia

Mimosaceae
Acacia, commonly known as wattles.

 Myrtaceae

Myrtaceae
This family includes Myrtles, Bottlebrush and Melaleuca.

 Proteaceae   Proteaceae

Proteaceae
Including Banksia, Grevillea, Dryandra and Hakea.

 Haemodoraceae   Haemodoraceae

Haemodoraceae
Kangaroo Paws

 Fabaceae

Fabaceae
Pea Family

Common Species

 

 Acacia Iasiocarpa

  

Name: Acacia lasiocarpa
Commonly found: Wandoo woodland     
Flowering Time: July to August

 

 Adenanthos obovatus

  

Name: Basket Flower - Adenanthos obovatus
Commonly found: Southern Mallee shrubland and heath
Flowering Time: June to September

  

Anthoceris viscosa

 

Name: Sticky Tail Flower - Anthoceris viscosa
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath  
Flowering Time: October to December

 

 Banksia baueri

  

Name: Woolly banksia - Banksia baueri
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath
Flowering Time: May to July

 

 Banksia coccinea

  

Name: Scarlet banksia - Banksia coccinea
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath
Flowering Time: August to January

  

  Banksia praemorsa

  

Name: Cut leaf Banksia - Banksia praemorsa
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath as well as Jarrah and marri woodlands
Flowering Time:  August to November

 

 Banksia speciosa

 

Name: Showy Banksia - Banksia speciosa
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath
Flowering Time: All year

 

 Beaufortia sparsa

  

Name: Swamp bottlebrush - Beaufortia sparsa
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath also found as far north as Margaret River in Swampy areas  
Flowering Time: October to December

  

Boronia crenulata

  

Name: Aniseed Boronia - Boronia crenulata
Commonly found: Most commonly Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath as well as Karri Tingle forest but has extensive distribution outside of these areas.
Flowering Time: August to November

  

Boronia spathulata

 

NameBoronia spathulata
Commonly found: Jarrah Marri forest    
Flowering Time: August to November

 

 Caladenia denticulata

 

Name: Wispy Spider Orchid - Caladenia denticulata
Commonly found: Variable colour and found throughout region. 
Flowering Time: July to December

  

Caladenia flava

  

Name: Cowslip Orchid - Caladenia flava
Commonly found: Most common orchid in the region with a wide distribution through a variety of different habitats. 
Flowering Time: July to December

  

Caladenia latifolia

  

Name: Pink fairies orchid - Caladenia latifolia
Commonly found: Karri Tingle forest and Banksia Eucalypt woodland predominantly in sandy soils.       
Flowering Time: September to November

    

 Callistemon glaucus

 

Name: Albany Bottlebrush - Callistemon glaucus
Commonly found: Swampy heath land within Jarrah Marri forest and Karri Tingle forest.
Flowering Time:  October to December

  Dampiera lindleyi 

NameDampiera lindleyi
Commonly found: Northern Mallee Shrubland and heath   
Flowering Time: June to September

 

Darwinia meeboldii

 

Name: Cranbrook Bell - Darwinia meeboldii 
Commonly found: Only found in the Stirling Range.     
Flowering Time: August to September

  

Dasypogon bromelifolius

Name: Drumsticks - Dasypogon bromeliifolius
Commonly found: Southern Mallee shrubland and heath    
Flowering Time: August to November

 

Darwinia oxledis

Name: Gilliam Bell - Darwinia oxyledis 
Commonly found: Only found in the Stirling Range.    
Flowering Time: August to October

 

Drosera macrantha

Name: Bridal Rainbow -  Drosera macrantha
Commonly found: Found on sandy soils right around the coast in heath and woodland. 
Flowering Time: August to October

 

Dryandra cuneata

Name: Wedge Leaved Dryandra - Dryandra cuneata 
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath    
Flowering Time: July to November

 

Dryandra formosa

 

Name: Showy Dryandra - Dryandra formosa
Commonly found: Jarrah and Marri woodlands and on the lower slopes of the Porongurup and Stirling Ranges     
Flowering Time: Spring

 

Elythranthera emarginata

Name: Pink Enamel Orchid - Elythranthera emarginata 
Commonly found: Jarrah forest and heath land throughout the region. 
Flowering Time: September to November

  

 Eucalyptus staeri

Name: Albany Blackbutt - Eucalyptus staeri
Commonly found: Sandy soil in coastal scrub within the Karri Tingle and Southern Mallee zones.
Flowering Time: October to November

 

Eutaxia obovata

NameEutaxia obovata 
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath also found within the Margaret River Wine Region and to the east of Albany     
Flowering Time: October to November

 

Gompholobium ovatum

NameGompholobium ovatum
Commonly found: Jarrah Marri forest between Bunbury and Albany.  
Flowering Time: October to December

 

Grevilea pinaster

NameGrevillea pinaster
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath   
Flowering Time: July to September

 

Hardenbergia comptoniana

Name: Native Wisteria – Hardenbergia comptoniana
Commonly found: Banksia Eucalypt woodland    
Flowering Time: September to November

 

Hibbertia cuneiformis

Name: Cutleaf Hibbertia - Hibbertia cuneiformis
Commonly found: Common in Karri Tingle forest but can also be found on coastal dunes from  Bunbury to Albany and along south coast.   
Flowering Time: August to November

 

Hovea elliptiuca

Name: Tree Hovea - Hovea elliptica
Commonly found: Karri Tingle forest and Jarrah Marri forest. Most common between Margaret River and Bremer Bay.
Flowering Time: September to November

 

Hypocalymma robustom

Name: Swan River Myrtle - Hypocalymma robustum
Commonly found: Jarrah Marri forest and Banksia Eucalypt woodland as far south as Albany.
Flowering Time: August to October

 

Isopogon cuneatus

Name: Coneflower - Isopogon cuneatus
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath
Flowering Time: September to October

 

Kennedia coccinea

Name: Coral Vine - Kennedia coccinea
Commonly found: Karri Tingle forest mostly on sandy soils.   
Flowering Time: August to November

 

Johnsonia lupulina

Name: Hooded Lily - Johnsonia lupulina
Commonly found: Jarrah and Marri eucalypt woodland.   
Flowering Time: Throughout the year

 

Leshenaultia biloba

Name: Blue Leschenaultia - Lechenaultia biloba
Commonly found: Well known species with wide distribution on a variety of soil types.
Flowering Time: September to December

 

Leshenaultia formosa

Name: Red Leschenaultia - Lechenaultia formosa
Commonly found: Wandoo Woodland
Flowering Time: August to November

 

Leptoceras menziesii

Name: Rabbit Orchid - Leptoceras menziesii 
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath   
Flowering Time: September to October

 

Lyperanthus serratus

Name: Rattle Beaks Orchid - Lyperanthus serratus 
Commonly found: Widespread through areas of thick vegetation in heavy but well drained soils throughout region. 
Flowering Time: September to October

 

Melaleuca calthomnoides

NameMelaleuca calthomnoides
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath 
Flowering Time: August to November

 

Pimelia ciliata

Name: White Banjine - Pimelia ciliata 
Commonly found: Wandoo woodland     
Flowering Time: August to October

 

Pimelia physodes

Name: Quaalup bell - Pimelia physodes
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath
Flowering Time: August to October

 

Pimelea rosea

Name: Rose Banjine - Pimelea rosea
Commonly found: Southern Mallee Shrubland and heath. Common on the coast in the William Bay National Park and also found through the Margaret River Wine Region 
Flowering Time: September to December

 

Pterostylis recurua

Name: Jug orchid - Pterostylis recurva 
Commonly found: Jarrah Marri forest      
Flowering Time: August to September

 

Pterostylis turfosa

Name: Bird Orchid - Pterostylis turfosa
Commonly found: Jarrah Marri forest    
Flowering Time: August to October

 

Scaevola striata

NameScaevola striata
Commonly found: Southern Mallee shrublands and heath
Flowering Time: August to October

 

Sowerbaea laxiflora

Name: Purple Tassel or Vanilla Lily - Sowerbaea laxiflora
Commonly found: Banksia Eucalypt woodland along the west coast, most prominently in Margaret River Wine Region on sandy soil in woodland or open heath. 
Flowering Time: September to November

 

Templetonia retusa

Name: Cockies Tongue - Templetonia retusa
Commonly found: Grows in coastal areas, forest and heath on limestone. Most prevalent along the Leeuwin Naturaliste ridge.   
Flowering Time: April to September

 

Thelymitra variegate

Name: Queen of Sheba Orchid - Thelymitra variegata 
Commonly found: Sandy to lateritic soil in woodland, most common in the Stirling and Porongurup Ranges.   
Flowering Time: Mid August to September

 

Tribonanthes australis

NameTribonanthes australis
Commonly found: Damp situations throughout region.  
Flowering Time: August to September
 

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