Blue Lace Flower / Rottnest Island Daisy
Commonly known as the Rottnest Island Daisy or Blue Lace Flower. Trachymene coerulea is an erect annual to 2m which […]
Commonly known as Coast Bonefruit, Threlkeldia diffusa grows naturally on the coast in pure sand or limestone. It generally forms […]
Thomasia cognata is a multi stemmed small shrub that rarely grows much higher than about 0.5 metre. It prefers calcerous […]
Templetonia retusa is a small, dense shrub to 2 metres high. It is usually associated with coastal limestone and sand […]
Spyridium globulosum is a dense shrub from 2 to 5 metres high. Occurring on coastal sand dunes and limestone, Spyridium […]
Solanum symonii is an erect shrub ranging in height from 0.7 to 2 metres high. It produces large showy purple […]
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (ex.validus)
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (formerly validus) is a rhizomatous robust perennial sedge that grows to 2 metres high and in water to […]
Shining Fan Flower
Scaevola nitida is an erect medium shrub that can reach a height of 3m. Occurring on coastal limestone and dunes, […]
Scaevola crassifolia is arguable the most common coastal Scaevola seen around Perth. With time it can spread considerably so does […]
Rhagodia baccata is a strong spreading, shade tolerant shrub which although not growing much over a metre in height, is […]
Pultenaea reticulata is an erect dense shrub reaching up to 2m in height. It occurs around winter wet depressions and […]
Pimelea ferruginea is a rounded shrub, growing up to 1m high by 1.5m wide. It is noted for its stunning […]
Petrophile serruriae is a prickly erect to spreading shrub reaching a height of 1.5 metres. Although widely distributed through the […]
Paraserianthes lophantha is a shrub or tree that can stretch to 10 metres high. It occurs in winter wet depressions […]
Gastrolobium ebracteolatum (Oxylobium lineare)
Gastrolobium ebracteolatum is an erect shrub from 2 to 4 metres high. Found along the edges of watercourses and swamps. […]
Olearia axillaris is one of Perth’s most iconic coastal shrubs, with distinctive grey foliage and a height of up to […]
Boobialla / Blueberry Tree
Myoporum insulare is a fleshy coastal dune and limestone capping shrub that can range in height from 0.25 to 5 […]
Myoporum caprarioides is an erect slender or spreading shrub to 3m in height. It is found naturally in coastal to […]
Muehlenbeckia adpressa is a twining shrub or climber with green flowers in spring. An unusual species, which with its somewhat […]
Melaleuca huegelii forms a large shrub that can grow up to 5 meters tall. It occurs naturally on coastal limestone […]
Melaleuca cuticularis is a tree to 7 meters high that occurs in winter wet depressions, salt lakes and along watercourses. […]
Shrub to 0.4 to 2 metres high. Produces white or cream flowers during winter to summer. Occurs on limestone ridges […]
Erect shrub to 0.5 to 2.5 metres high. Produces dense clusters of white flowers winter to spring. Occurs on coastal […]
Small compact silvery shrub up to 1m tall, covered in tight velvety hair. Occurs on coastal dune and limestone and […]
Spiny shrub, growing to 0.3 to 1.5 metres high. Produces white flowers in spring.
Erect non lignotuberous shrub 0.3 to 2 metres high with white flower clusters in the upper axils in winter and […]
Spreading shrub 0.6 to 2 metres high by 3m wide. Occurs in white or yellow sand over limestone and dunes. […]
Erect to spreading shrub 0.4 to 2.3 metres high. Red to purple pea flowers, August to November.
Small erect shrub 0.2 to 1.0 metres high with blue/purple pea flowers in spring. Bee attracting.
Ground covering shrub up to 0.5m tall by 2m wide. Occurs on coastal limestone and around saline lakes and flats. […]
Tree 2 to 8 metres high. Bark ashy grey, rough, fibrous and persistent throughout. White or cream flowers during summer. […]
Small mallee 1.5 to 4m high, smooth bark grey over beige. Occurs on white, grey and yellow sands and limestone. […]
The quintessential and iconic Perth coastal native tree, Eucalyptus gomphocephala is more commonly known as Tuart and can reach a height […]
Slender mallee or tree 2–5 metres high. Grey or red/brown bark that is flaky at base of tree, but smooth […]
Limestone Marlock, redheart.
Mallee or tree to 1.5–15m high by 3m wide, with rough, flaky or ribony bark. Cream flowers during spring and […]
Prostrate to erect shrub to 0.6m high. Soft grey foliage, flowers May to September. Shad tolerant. Bushtucker plant with edible […]
Erect shrub or small tree, up to 5m. Showy three-winged fruit yellow to red or orange-brown, endemic to the Perth […]
Coast Hop Bush
An erect to spreading shrub, Dodonaea aptera can gain a height of up to 3m high. It occurs naturally on […]
Rounded erect bushy shrub 0.5 to 2 metres high. Orange, pendulous flower heads July to September. Musky aroma from flowers […]
Prostrate perennial herb with succulent leaves. Grows to 0.3 metres high by 0.5–3m wide. Flowers purple, pink or white in […]
Perennial rhizomatous sedge with linear grass-like leaves. Stems acutely three-angled to 1.5m. Produces brown flowers in spring.
Rhizomatous perennial sedge to 2m, stems acutely three angled. Occurs along watercourses and swamps. Produces brown flowers in spring.
Rottnest Island Pine
Shrub or tree up to 9m high. Male cones recorded October November. Common on coastal sandy soils. A bird attracting […]
Australian Bluebell is a twining shrub or climber with bright green leathery leaves. Vivid blue hanging bell flowers in spring […]
Sheath Twig Sedge
Baumea vaginalis is rhizomatous perennial sedge to 1.5m high. Occurs along watercourses, swaqmps and winter wet depressions. Brown flowers in […]
Broad Twig Sedge
Baumea preissii is a large rhizomatous perennial sedge with wide strap leaves. Occurs along watercourses, lakes and swamps. Brown flowers […]
Large sedge to 2.5m, stems ribbed and stiff, suitable for permanent inundation and are articulate. Grows to a depth of […]
Prickly shrub to 5m high by 3m wide, yellow flowers autumn to summer. Bird attracting, butterfly attracting, Carnaby Cockatoo, dieback […]
Acorn or Saw Tooth Banksia
Banksia prionotes is a non-lignotuberous shrub or tree to 8m tall by 4m wide. It produces orange and white flowers […]
Low groundcovering shrub 3m wide with attractive long dark green toothed leaves. Golden-orange flowers winter to spring. Bird attracting, dieback […]
Ringed Wallaby Grass
Erect tufted perennial Australian native grass, growing to 0.2m to 0.9 metres high. Flowers during Spring. Shade tolerant.
Erect slender shrub 0.6 to 2m high. Yellow, red and brown pea flowers in winter and spring. Found in sandy […]
Erect much branched shrub to 2.5m high branching from the base. Flower yellow with purple stripes June to October. Occurs […]
Erect shrub 0.5–3m high. Flower yellow with maroon stripes September to October and April to May. Occurs on the coastal […]
Coastal angianthus is a small bushy compact shrub 0.2-0.5 metres high. It occurs on coastal limestone and dunes and is […]
Dysentry Bush is an erect to spreading shrub with neat elliptical leathery leaves. The small starlike flowers are white with […]
Dune sheoak is an upright large shrub 3-4 metres tall. There are separate male and female plants (dioecious). Dune sheoak […]
A graceful tree to 12m high by 3m wide with spreading branches and drooping foliage. The tree provides shelter for […]
White Stemmed Wattle
Tall shrub 2 to 4m high with smooth grey bark. Occurs on coastal sand dunes and limestone ridges. Can form […]
Dense, bushy shrub to 2m, occurs in sand or near coastal limestone. Yellow flowers winter to spring.
Summer Scented Wattle
A coastal shrub or small tree, to 5m (up to 10 metres) and found mainly on consolidated dunes. Plants sucker […]
A spreading rhizomatous tufted perennial, Acanthocarpus preissii will generally grow no higher than 0.5 metres, but can spread to cover […]
Dune Moses, Panjang
Dense, compact fast-growing shrub to 1m high; masses of yellow flowers June to November. Bird attracting.
Red Eyed Wattle
Shrub to 3m by 3m wide, Yellow flowers during late spring and summer. Bird attracting, butterfly attracting, dieback resistant.
Medium sized fast growing prickly shrub to 2m high. Early flowering wattle with yellow flowers August to September. Bird and […]
Catspaw is an herbaceous perennial to 1m high. Yellow and red flowers in winter and spring. Bird attracting and shade […]
Large shrub or small tree to 8 metres high. Creamy white flowers in summer. Large woody pear shaped fruit with […]
Trunk short to tall, 0.3m to over 3m, crowns one to many. Long flowering scape. Flowers white in late spring […]
Erect often weeping shrub, growing to 1 to 4 metres high. Occurs near lakes and swamps, river banks and winter […]
Ornduffia (Villarsia) albiflora
Aquatic or semi aquatic erect perennial herb 0.4 to 1.2 metres high. Generally grows beside freshwater lakes, swamps and watercourses. […]
Many Flowered Fringed Lily
Small tufted perennial herb to 0.5 metres high, masses of mauve flowers with fringed petals spring to summer.
Leafless Globe Pea
Small erect or ascending, leafless shrub to 0.3 to 1.2 metres high. Orange pea flowers in spring which attract bees. […]
Sphaerolobium medium is a small, erect, leafless shrub that grows up to 0.5m tall. It has yellow/orange pea flowers in […]
An erect shrub, growing to 2 metres high. Occurs on sands and in winter wet depressions. Red flowers during summer. […]
Small Herb or shrub, growing to 0.2 to 1.2 metres high, with bright white flowers during winter to late spring. […]
Salt and Pepper
A widespread slender woody perennial, growing to 0.6m high. Flowers are pale pink to mauve to blue, blooming winter to […]
Persoonia saccata is an erect to spreading lignotuberous shrub that grows to 1.5 metres high. It produces yellow flowers during […]
Rhozomatous tufted perennial herb 0.3 to 0.6m high. Occurs in dry and wet soils. Stunning Violet to Blue Iris flowers […]
Rhizomatous perennial herb 0.2 to 0.5 metres high. Plants forming erect clumps with several to many stems. Flowers blue winter […]
Erect or spreading perennial herb or shrub to 0.5 metres high. Green flowers winter to spring. Typically grows on lateritic […]
Foxtail Mulga Grass
Low densely tufted perennial grass, erect from a short, branched stocky rhizome, culms to 0.5m tall. Flowers winter to spring.
Small spreading shrub growing up to 1m tall by 1m wide which produces mauve flowers during spring and summer. Attracts […]
Shrub to 0.4–2 metres high. Occurs on the Swan Coastal Plain on sand dunes and alluvial soils. Often associated with […]
Shrub 1 to 5 metres high associated with winter wet depressions and swamps. White flowers during spring to summer. A […]
Erect to spreading shrub 0.5 to to 2 metres high. Occurs on coastal dunes and rocky limestone. Cream-white flowers in […]
A spreading or erect shrub growing to 0.2 to 1 meter high. Flowers are pale to deep pink/purple, blooming in […]
A tree that grows up to 10m high that is associated with swamps, salt marshes, lakeas and watercourses. Cream flowers […]
A stout tree, growing up to 9m tall. Occurs around swamps and is an indicator of a water table close […]
Rhizomatous perennial tufted herb 0.5 to 1.2 metres high. Has male and female plants. Occurs in saline soils, swamps, rivers […]
Prostrate to ascending perennial herb 0.1 to 0.5 metres high. A stoloniferous groundcover that inhabits wetlands. It produces blue flowers […]
A very small tufted perennial herb to 0.1 metres high. Produces clusters of white daisy like flowers in spring.
Shrub to 1.5 to 4 metres high. Found around swamps, lakes and rivers. Yellow flowers during spring. It is shade […]
Prostrate ground cover with large leaves and bright red pea flowers in winter to spring. Attracts birds and bees, and […]
Twining or trailing shrub or climber with orange/red pea flowers during late winter to spring.
Upright clumping rush to 2 metres high. Stiff pale green stems, flowering October to December. Shade tolerant and can be […]