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.

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News item thumbnail August Plant of the Month: Thomasia grandiflora
2 Aug 2018

Thomasia grandiflora (Large Flowered Thomasia) is a low multi-stemmed shrub to 1 metre high, it has large, often pendulous purple flowers with a papery, crinkled appearance.

News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
13 Jul 2018

New species of Lasiopetalum, Ptilotus, Hydrocotyle and Calandrinia were published today along with a key to WA species of Lasiopetalum.

News item thumbnail July Plant of the Month: Olearia rudis
13 Jul 2018

Olearia rudis (Rough Daisybush) is a ray of sunshine on a cloudy winter’s day, with its showy, mauve flowers on display from July-November.