Frequently Asked Questions

What is your policy on links from external web sites?

You can read our policy on linking on our Conditions & Disclaimers page.

How do I search FloraBase when I don’t know how to spell the name?

Have a read of our search help page, you'll find examples of some more common searches. It is very easy to ask the search engine to perform quite advanced searches, we promise!

What are these different square icons I keep seeing after I’ve searched for something?

Read more about the buttons here.

What are the Flora Conservation Codes in use for rare or threatened Western Australian plants?

Western Australia’s Flora Conservation Codes are set out on a separate page. Rare flora are protected under the Wildlife Act.

Why are there missing camera (photo) icons in the Flora search results screen?

See the Photograph Primer for more information.