Search the Western Australian Flora

Search the Flora of Western Australia using extra name and descriptive fields not available through Quick Search (at the top right of screen). The database contains over 23,412 records of name and descriptive information on the state’s flora — including many lichens, bryophytes, algae and fungi.

Alternatively, you can browse the taxonomic hierarchy for information on plant families, genera and species.


The Western Australian Herbarium has adopted a new plant family arrangement. More…


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New to Nuytsia
13 Nov 2015
Volume 26 of Nuytsia was published on Tue 3 November and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Western Australian Botanic Garden at Kings Park with the description of 50 new species from across WA.
November Plant of the Month: Carpobrotus virescens
4 Nov 2015
Carpobrotus virescens (Coastal Pigface) is a prostrate, spreading shrub 0.1–0.3 m high and 0.5–3 m wide with succulent, triangular-shaped leaves which are slightly concave on the upper surface.
New to Nuytsia
9 Oct 2015
New papers on Hibbertia, Isopogon and Stylidium were published today.