The Seeds of South Australia database is actively being grown.
The goal is to provide images and data for South Australia’s approximately 3,500 native plant species.
Also known as the Clustered Sea-heath, Frankenia serpyllifolia grows about 30cm in heavy clays and gibber plains, seen here flowering in October near Copley in the northern Flinders Ranges.
Eucalptus socialis at Warraweena Conservation Park.
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Rhagodia parabolica in a creek bank of Bunyroo Gorge.
Prickly Wattle in flower in September in the Flinders Ranges.
This tenacious Melaleuca glomerata is growing in Nantiberry Springs at Warraweena Conservation Park in the Flinders Ranges.
Although the Pittosporum augustifolium is known as the Native Apricot, it is poisonous to humans. Commonly seen on clay, stony and sandy soils and often around creeks and gullies.
Groundwater coming up through rock layers as springs are essential to life in the Flinders Ranges.
Solanum quadriculatum also known as the Felted Nightshade or Wild Tomato is highly poisonous. Found in clay soils.
Euphorbia drummondii, also known as Caustic Creeper or Milkweed, growing throughout the Flinders Ranges has a caustic milky sap.