Acacia beckleri, also known as Beckler’s Rock Wattle or the Barrier Range Wattle, seeding in the central Flinders Ranges in early Summer.
Quandong (Santalum acuminatum) in flower in December in the Northern Flinders Ranges. Quandongs produce edible fruit between August and October.
Alectryon oleifolius flowering in the sand dunes west of Wilpena Pound. Also known as Rosewood, Rosebush, Cattle-bush, Dogwood.
River Redgum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) seedlings growing in a creek bed at Warraweena, five months after flooding rains.
Tree Martin seen feeding on insects in flight and returning regularly to a nest in the high hollow of a Eucalyptus tree, Arkaroola.
The highly localised and somewhat ethereal Balcanoona Wattle is not easy to spot in the bush but fortunately can be viewed in a garden plantation at Arkaroola Village.
Curly Mallee (Eucalyptus Gillii) growing in high stands at the Pinnacles, Arkaroola.Continue reading “Curly Mallee: Arkaroola”
Eucalyptus socialis seen in limestone soils around the Flinders Ranges.Continue reading “Red Mallee”
Jointed Cherry (Exocarpus aphyllus).Continue reading “Jointed Cherry: Arkaroola”
Stand of Eremophila longifolia, also known as Long-leafed Desert Fuchsia and Weeping Emubush, on the Outback Highway near Parachilna.Continue reading “Eremophila Longifolia”