The first of two Fridays in Western Australia.
The flora today was photographed in the Ravensthorpe and Fitzroy River National Park localities in Western Australia. We were on a Ross Tours Wildflower Trip led by Angus Stewart, from the ABC's Gardening Australia show.
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Area covered today circled in red.
|Regelia velutina - Barrens Regelia.|
|Acacia glaucopterab - Flat Wattle|
|Native peas were plentiful.|
|Calytrix sp. - Starflower.|
|2 species of Eucalyptus.|
|Lysinema ciliatum - Curry Flower.|
|I think this is Lasiopetalum compactum - Velvet Bush|
|2 species of Stylidium - Trigger Plants.|
|I think this is one of the Dampieras.|
|Calothamnus sp. - One-sided Bottlebrush or Claw Flower.|
|Pimelea physodes - Qualup Bell. Not your 'normal' Pimelea.|
|Colourful foliage of the Hakea victoria - Royal Hakea.|
|Flower buds of Banksia lemanniana - Yellow Lantern Banksiaption.|
|Thelymitra sp. - Sun Orchid (could be occidentalis)|
|Grevillea concinna - Red Combs, Elegant Grevillea.|
|Conostylis sp. - Cottonheads.|
|Both these are Adenanthos species. Woolly Bush on the left and |
Adenanthos obovatus (Jugflower) on the right.
|Grevillea nudiflora (no common name).|
|Flower buds of Eucalyptus erthyrocorys - Red-cap Gum (opening)|
and (I think) Eucalyptus lehmannii - Bushy Yate.
|Calothamnus pinifolius - Dense Clawflower.|
|Verticordia sp. - Feather Flower|
TODAY'S LANDSCAPE / HABITAT.
|View from Barrens Lookout towards Culham Inlet, Barrens Beach,|
Four Mile Beach and the Southern Ocean.
|Fitzgerald River National Park WA|
FEATHERS, FUR and FANG. Some Of The Wildlife Seen Today.
|Monitor lizard (goanna).|
|A pair of Sooty Oystercatchers patrol the waters edge.|