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Australian Native Flowers and Fruits

Australian Native Flowers and Fruits

A showcase of Australian native flowers and fruits. Be it a tree or shrub, vine or succulent... as long as it's a NATIVE that's flowering and/or fruiting, or showing evidence of either (like the mission photo), please add your spotting here. Australian natives attract wildlife, look bizarre and beautiful, and stand up to a wide range of challenging climates. They are unique to this country and fill an ecological niche that only species that have evolved here can. NB: Australia is a mighty big place, so if your spotting falls outside of the mission radius, it is still welcome! Sign in to join mission

Australian Native Flowers and Fruits
Created by

Neil Ross

8 participants 264 spottings

This mission is for Australian native plants only. Other species that have been naturalised (eg: lantana) are not appropriate. Please add a description of the plant characteristics and habitat where it was located - ecological and taxonomic information about your spotting is important. Flowers and fruiting bodies can also be the best and easiest way to identify many native plant species, and this only occurs at certain times of the year. Of particular significance are plants considered to be "bush tucker" (bushfood) for people, and food plants for animals. If not consumed as food, some plants also have medicinal or utilitarian value.

Australian Native Flowers and Fruits

Lat: -30.49 Long: 151.64

Recent Spottings

Australian Gypsywort Leuba Ridgway 1 0 Australian Gypsywort
Norfolk Island Pine (fruit) Neil Ross 5 0 Norfolk Island Pine (fruit)
Wombat Berry Leuba Ridgway 11 1 Wombat Berry
Angled Lobelia Leuba Ridgway 1 0 Angled Lobelia
Twining Glycine Leuba Ridgway 1 0 Twining Glycine
Norfolk Island Hibiscus Neil Ross 5 0 Norfolk Island Hibiscus
Cat's Whiskers Neil Ross 4 0 Cat's Whiskers
Cockspur Thorn Neil Ross 4 0 Cockspur Thorn
Varnish Wattle Leuba Ridgway 3 0 Varnish Wattle
Sallow wattle Leuba Ridgway 4 2 Sallow wattle
Coarse Dodder-laurel Leuba Ridgway 7 3 Coarse Dodder-laurel
St. Paul's wort Mark Ridgway 4 0 St. Paul's wort
Yellow Burr-daisy Neil Ross 2 0 Yellow Burr-daisy
Poplar Box Neil Ross 2 0 Poplar Box
Yellow Buttons Neil Ross 2 0 Yellow Buttons
White Cypress-pine Neil Ross 4 0 White Cypress-pine
Hard Aspen Neil Ross 7 2 Hard Aspen
Wilga Neil Ross 1 0 Wilga
Pavetta, the ‘butterfly bush’ Neil Ross 2 0 Pavetta, the ‘butterfly bush’
Slender Cucumber Neil Ross 2 0 Slender Cucumber
Swamp Banksia Neil Ross 7 0 Swamp Banksia
Narrow-leaved Palm Lily (fruiting) Neil Ross 3 0 Narrow-leaved Palm Lily (fruiting)
Dendrobium Orchid Neil Ross 3 0 Dendrobium Orchid
Native Coleus Neil Ross 2 0 Native Coleus
Sturt's Desert Pea Chicquita 12 7 Sturt's Desert Pea
Scrub She-oak Neil Ross 9 8 Scrub She-oak
Heath-leaved Banksia Neil Ross 6 2 Heath-leaved Banksia
Mountain Devil Neil Ross 11 4 Mountain Devil
Native Violet Neil Ross 4 2 Native Violet
Coastal Rosemary Neil Ross 3 0 Coastal Rosemary
Swamp Billy-buttons Neil Ross 2 0 Swamp Billy-buttons
Derwent Speedwell Leuba Ridgway 4 1 Derwent Speedwell
Fairy Apron Leuba Ridgway 3 0 Fairy Apron
Showy Copper-wire Daisy Neil Ross 4 0 Showy Copper-wire Daisy
Pale Vanilla-lily Leuba Ridgway 4 0 Pale Vanilla-lily
Weeping Spleenwort Leuba Ridgway 3 0 Weeping Spleenwort
Satin-green Moth Leuba Ridgway 5 0 Satin-green Moth
Tuckeroo (fruiting) Neil Ross 6 0 Tuckeroo (fruiting)
Forest Pennywort Leuba Ridgway 7 2 Forest Pennywort
Spiny-headed Mat-rush (Lomandra) Neil Ross 8 0 Spiny-headed Mat-rush (Lomandra)
Handsome Flat-pea Leuba Ridgway 7 2 Handsome Flat-pea
Matted Bush-pea Leuba Ridgway 1 0 Matted Bush-pea
Tall Spike-rush / Kaya Neil Ross 1 0 Tall Spike-rush / Kaya
Large-leaf Bush-pea Leuba Ridgway 7 1 Large-leaf Bush-pea
Snowbush Neil Ross 4 2 Snowbush
Granite Hovea Neil Ross 5 0 Granite Hovea
White Sally Wattle Neil Ross 4 2 White Sally Wattle
Wallangarra Wattle Neil Ross 2 2 Wallangarra Wattle
Fruiting moss (species unk) Neil Ross 1 2 Fruiting moss (species unk)
Centrolepis sp. Neil Ross 6 0 Centrolepis sp.

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