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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26 Sep 2014
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FloraBase updated
25 Sep 2014
FloraBase has just been updated with a fresh look and a number of new features, particularly user accounts, have a look around!
September Plant of the Month: Conospermum caeruleum
2 Sep 2014
Plant of the Month This species is rarely seen in cultivation, however, Herbarium staff have demonstrated its horticultural potential by featuring it in one of the raised planter boxes in the courtyard of the Keiran McNamara Conservation Science Centre.