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.


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New to Nuytsia
21 Sep 2015
Articles on Babingtonia, Hysterobaeckea, Indigofera and Stylidium were published on Friday 18 September.
September Plant of the Month: Diplolaena andrewsii
4 Sep 2015
Diplolaena andrewsii (Wild Native Rose) is an attractive, compact shrub to 1m high with dense stellate hairs on both sides of the leaves and beautiful pendulous flowers that are produced throughout winter and spring.
Application Server Maintenance
7 Aug 2015
FloraBase will be down intermittently during this weekend between 6pm today (Friday 7 August) and 7am Monday 10 August 2015 for application server maintenance.