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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News item thumbnail August Plant of the Month: Utricularia menziesii
3 Aug 2016

Utricularia menziesii (Redcoats) is a small tuberous, insectivorous herb with bright red flowers, growing to a few centimetres in height.

News item thumbnail July Plant of the Month: Hybanthus calycinus
1 Jul 2016

Hybanthus calycinus (Wild Violet) is a delicate, perennial herb to 60 cm high.

News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
1 Jul 2016

New species of Allocasuarina, Beaufortia and Tetratheca are among the research findings published today.