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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 November Plant of the Month: Dasypogon hookeri
1 Nov 2018

Dasypogon hookeri (Pineapple Bush) is an unusual arborescent monocot that can grow to 3 m tall, with numerous straplike leaves.

News item thumbnail September Plant of the Month: Calandrinia quartzitica
3 Sep 2018

Calandrinia quartzitica is currently known to occur from the edge of five salt lakes just north of Kalgoorlie in the Eastern Murchison sub-bioregion.

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.