The Senna family, known commonly as Cassias, typically begin to flower in late winter, setting off the spring flowering in the Flinders Ranges. This year Limestone Cassias at Aroona Dam Sanctuary are flowering in mid-February.Continue reading “Limestone Cassia flowering out of season”
The Australian Painted Lady, known for mass southerly migration in Spring, seen here in Blinman in late January after an unusually mild summer. Detailed information on these butterflies can be found on the Butterfly Conservation SA website.
Desert Cassia (Senna Coriacea) seeding in December in the Flinders Ranges.
Callistemon teretifolius, the Flinders Ranges Bottlebrush at the end of its flowering season in early December at Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park.Continue reading “Flinders Ranges Bottlebrush”
Cassinia laevis, the native Curry Bush flowering at Wilpena Pound in early Summer.Continue reading “Curry Bush”
Bursaria spinosa, also known as Christmas Bush or Sweet Bursaria, in flower with native wasp at Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park.
Silver Cassia (Senna artemisiodes) in seed at Copley Retention Dam in November.