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.
Teucrium racemocum, flowering in the central Flinders Ranges in early Summer.
Asphodelus fistulosus, Onion Weed, at the end of the flowering season in early Summer. An introduced short lived perennial commonly seen colonising waterways and plains in the Flinders Ranges.
Quandong (Santalum acuminatum) in flower in December in the Northern Flinders Ranges. Quandongs produce edible fruit between August and October.
Pterocaulon sphacelatum, commonly known as Applebush or Fruit-salad Plant is an aromatic perennial for, seen flowering in November at Copley Retention Dam.
Alectryon oleifolius flowering in the sand dunes west of Wilpena Pound. Also known as Rosewood, Rosebush, Cattle-bush, Dogwood.
Crotalaria eremaea, known as the Bluebush Pea and the Desert Rattlepod, flowering in sand dunes near Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges.
Lavatera plebeia, also known as the Australian Hollyhock, Native Hollyhock, Tree Mallow, Flood Mallow or Tall Marshmallow occurs on flood plains, watercourses and stony plains of the Flinders Ranges. Seen flowering on the roadside between Hawker and Carrieton in November.Continue reading “Native Hollyhock”