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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Latest Flora Statistics now available
7 Jul 2014
The latest flora statistics for the State are now available. In the last year, 250 vascular plant names were added to the Census of Western Australian Plants.
New to Nuytsia
4 Jul 2014
Nuytsia cover New papers on Grevillea, Calandrinia, Gastrolobium, Ptilotus and Acacia are now available for download.
July Plant of the Month: Prostanthera ferricola
2 Jul 2014
Plant of the Month Prostanthera ferricola is an erect shrub ranging in size from 0.3–1m high.