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 24,220 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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News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
13 Jul 2017

Papers on Chenopodium (Rhagodia), Hibbertia and Lasiopetalum were published today.

News item thumbnail July Plant of the Month: Bossiaea dentata
4 Jul 2017

Bossiaea dentata (Elegant Bossiaea) is an erect shrub with large pendulous flowers, on show from July to November.

News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
8 Jun 2017

New discoveries in Anticoryne, Calandrinia, Chamaescilla and Hibbertia are among the research findings published today.