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.
Heliotropium curassavicum, Salt Heliotrope, is native to the Americas and growing prolifically along the damp banks of Copley Retention Dam in the Northern Flinders Ranges.
Abutilon halophilum, the Desert Chinese-lantern flowering on the rocky surrounds of Copley Retention Dam, May.
Native Thornapple (Datura leichhardtii) flowering in creek bed in Copley, Flinders Ranges.