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Gday from Western Australia

Wildflowers of Western Australia

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Sturts Desert Pea Swainsona formosa
Desert Pea

Named after Captain Charles Sturt (1795-1869) to commemorate his exploration of inland Australia.

Sturt's Desert Pea
Swainsona formosa

A creeping vine that runs along the ground, the most spectacular of all desert flowers.

The floral emblem of South Australia.

Pink Fairy Caladenia latifolia
Pink Fairy
Bonny Becca
Bonny Becca
Pygmy Sundew Drosera miniata
Sundew
Pink Fairies Caladenia reptans
Little Pink Fairies
Fragrant Waitzia Waitzia suaveolens
Fragrant Waitzia
Red Kangaroo Paw Anigozanthos rufus
Red Kangaroo Paw
Catspaw Anigozanthos humilis
Catspaw

Catspaw
Anigozanthos humilis

One of the 11 species of cat- and kangaroo-paws.

This rhizomatous perennial herb is easily grown from seed.

Endemic to Western Australia

Golden Catspaw Anigozanthos humilis
Golden Catspaw

Golden Catspaw
Anigozanthos humilis ssp. chrysanthus

"The Golden Catspaw is known from 15 populations, located at the base of the Darling Scarp, north of Perth, with a total population size of approximately 6200 mature individuals." In other words - rare.

Pink Enamel Orchid Elythranthera emarginata
Pink Enamel Orchid
Grevillea Grevillea didymobotrya
Grevillea
Blue Tinsel Lily Calectasia cyanea
Blue Tinsel Lily
Astroloma Astroloma xerophyllum
Astroloma
Heath-leaved Honeysuckle Lambertia ericifolia
Honeysuckle
Turpentine Bush Eremophila clarkei
Turpentine Bush

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