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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.

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News item thumbnail March Plant of the Month: Dasya villosa
1 Mar 2019

Dasya villosa (Hairy Dasya) is a red seaweed that is widely distributed on southern Australian coastlines, occurring as far north on the west coast as Rottnest Island.

News item thumbnail February Plant of the Month: Banksia baxteri
1 Feb 2019

Banksia baxteri (Baxter’s Banksia) is a compact shrub or small tree growing to 4 metres high.

News item thumbnail New to Nuytsia
13 Dec 2018

Our final ePublication of 2018 includes new species of Tephrosia, Triodia and Hydrocotyle, and a key to Ptilotus in WA.