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
8 Jun 2017

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

News item thumbnail June Plant of the Month: Jasminum calcareum
1 Jun 2017

Jasminum calcareum (Poison Creeper) is an erect suckering perennial herb growing to one metre high.

News item thumbnail May Plant of the Month: Nymphaea macrosperma
1 May 2017

Nymphaea macrosperma is an attractive emergent water plant with deep blue, sometimes pink or white flowers that extend to 30 cm above the water.