The edible Salty Ice Plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, flowering in Beltana in Spring.
Asphodelus fistulosus, Onion Weed, seen throughout the Flinders Ranges, dies back into vivid orange in Spring.
Devil’s Claw (Ibicella Lutea) seedpod seen in Warioota Creek, Northern Flinders Ranges.
A thriving Senecio magnificus, also known as Showy Groundsel or Perennial Yellow-top, extending into the branches of an Acacia Victoriae.
Fruiting Three-spined Poverty Bush, Scleroleana tricupis, thriving in the salty damp banks of Copley Retention Dam.Continue reading “Three-spined Poverty Bush”
The Red Horned Poppy (Glaucium corniculatum) is a weed species appearing in the Flinders Ranges.
Some Chenopods in the Flinders Ranges take on a winter blush of pinks, reds and purples.
The Wanderer, or Monarch, Butterfly introduced to Copley in the Northern Flinders Ranges by a local lepidopterist landing on the stunning Sturt’s Desert Pea in June.
The edible Salty Ice Plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, has distinct glistening glands seen here on the banks of a flooded creek bed near Marree.