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 New to Nuytsia
13 May 2016

New species of Malleostemon, Thismia and Vigna are among the research findings published today.

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12 May 2016

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News item thumbnail May Plant of the Month: Hakea petiolaris subsp. trichophylla
2 May 2016

Hakea petiolaris subsp. trichophylla is one of three subspecies of what is commonly referred to as the Sea Urchin Hakea, a species with glorious, bird-attracting inflorescences that bloom in autumn and early winter.