Alectryon oleifolius flowering in the sand dunes west of Wilpena Pound. Also known as Rosewood, Rosebush, Cattle-bush, Dogwood.
Crotalaria eremaea, known as the Bluebush Pea and the Desert Rattlepod, flowering in sand dunes near Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges.
Lavatera plebeia, also known as the Australian Hollyhock, Native Hollyhock, Tree Mallow, Flood Mallow or Tall Marshmallow occurs on flood plains, watercourses and stony plains of the Flinders Ranges. Seen flowering on the roadside between Hawker and Carrieton in November.Continue reading “Native Hollyhock”
Convolvulus remotus is a climber seen flowering in the sandy clay soils of the Flinders Ranges in November.Continue reading “Grassy Bindweed”
Wild dust storm over Beltana (above) and Aroona (below).
Solanum quadriculatum also known as the Felted Nightshade or Wild Tomato is highly poisonous. Found in clay soils, seen here flowering in October at Puttupa Gap.
Threadlike filamentous green algae growing in the shallows of Copley Retention Dam. These soft strands consist of a chain of cells, giving a thread-like appearance. Oxygen production as a by-product of underwater photosynthesis creates buoyancy, causing the strands to incline toward the surface.Continue reading “Filamentous Green Algae”