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 Nuytsia is on BHL
15 Aug 2017

Volumes 1–14 of Nuytsia can now be accessed from the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Old Western Australian Herbarium Research Notes and Kingia flora and vegetation articles are also available.

News item thumbnail August Plant of the Month: Chamaescilla maculata
1 Aug 2017

Chamaescilla maculata (Red-Spotted Squill) is a small, tuberous, perennial herb growing to 7 cm high.

News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
13 Jul 2017

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