Gday from WA

Wildflowers of Western Australia

Western Australia map

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

Sturt's Desert Pea
Swainsona formosa

The most spectacular of all desert flowers and the floral emblem of South Australia.

Bonny Becca
Bonny Becca
Pink Fairies Caladenia reptans
Little Pink Fairies
Fragrant Waitzia Waitzia suaveolens
Fragrant Waitzia
Red Kangaroo Paw Anigozanthos rufus
Red Kangaroo Paw

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".

Pink Enamel Orchid Elythranthera emarginata
Pink Enamel Orchid
Blue Tinsel Lily Calectasia cyanea
Blue Tinsel Lily
Turpentine Bush Eremophila clarkei
Turpentine Bush