Erect aromatic herb, 0.2–1.2 m high, woolly to tomentose, hairs brownish. Leaves oblanceolate to oblong, obtuse or occasionally acute, 1–5 cm long, 0.3–1.5 cm wide, crenate or entire.
Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.75 m high. Fl. green, Jul to Dec. Sand, loam, laterite, limestone.
Also known as Lysiphyllum gilvum. Large shrub or small tree to about 6 m high, partly deciduous in dry season. Glabrous (smooth) except for flowers that vary in colour from whitish through pink to
A common fungus found growing in sand in arid and semi-arid areas, often seen along desert tracks. A type of stalked puffball, it has a hard woody stem topped with a papery white cap that appears to
Faintly scented perennial herbs to > 80 cm high, sometimes suckering, with erect branches, glabrous but rarely for tiny aculeate non-glandular hairs on the branches and leaves,
Glabrous shrub or small tree to 13 m high with coarsely fissured bark, branches smooth or rarely obscurely or prominently tuberculate. Leaves elliptic, usually 5–14 cm long and 7–28 mm wide,
Low spreading shrub or bushy herb to 30 cm high and 50 cm diam., hairs short, spreading. Leaves ovate to oblong or elliptic, 3–9 mm long, margins recurved, midrib and some of lower surface exposed,
This Eremophila is widely distributed and has showy red or red and yellow flowers. It grows as a shrub to about 3m tall on red sand in open dry scrubland.The leaves are narrow linear-lanceolate,
A weed. Tribulus species are summer growing annuals that occur throughout mainland Australia and have high drought tolerance. The plant is a spreading vine.
Dense rounded shrub growing on loamy soil along watercourse. Leaves with 2 pairs of flattened leaflets about 3cm long.
Erect annual or perennial herb to c. 1 m high, smooth to hispid; taproot well-developed. Basal leaves opposite, becoming alternate up stem; lamina linear-oblong to narrow-ovate, 3.5–10.5 cm long,
Medium sized tree growing on heavy soil regions of inland Australia that are subject to seasonal flooding. Bark on trunk is dark grey, fibrous and flaking.
Glabrous resinous shrub or small tree to 7 m high, branches non-tuberculate. Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, 7–20 cm long, 4.5–14 mm wide, apex attenuate, margins entire or rarely toothed,
Crotalaria eremaea is a widely distributed shrub of central Australia and a relatively common species growing on sand dunes. Densely woolly erect woody herb with yellow flowers, the Desert rattlepod,
So tough that when everything else is "dead and finished" this acacia will still be hanging in there. Widespread in arid inland areas. A prickly shrub with a straggling, spreading habit.
Shrub or tree 1-3m tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, composed of 1-4 pairs of narrow cylindrical leaflets, leaflets 2-4cm long, about 1mm wide, hairless. Flowers yellow, with 5 petals.
Spread right across the arid inland the native poplar is a pyramidal shrub or tree, 2-10 m high. Flowres are yellow-green and occur between April and October. Grows in Red sand, loam or gravel,
Tall shrub to 2.5m. Leaves about 3cm long. Plants growing in dense thickets with considerable variation in flower colour, with paler reds and pink forms present in the one dense thicket.
Annual herb, stems erect, 5–30 cm long, nearly glabrous to cottony. Leaves lanceolate to linear, 4–34 mm long, c. 0.5–4 mm wide, midrib ± prominent on lower surface, glabrous to cottony,
Wide spread rounded shrub about 2 mt tall. Multi branched at ground level. Branches weave through the body of the shrub, leaves dark green with semi gloss surface Flowers are about 3 cm long with a
Prostrate to decumbent annual, herb, 0.01-0.12 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Oct. Red sand or loam, granitic soils. Variety of habitats.
Erect, fleshy annual, herb, to 1 m high. Fl. yellow, May to Oct. Red or brown or white-grey clay, red sands or loams, laterite, sandstone. Flats, dunes, depressions, saline sites, clay pans,
Upright shrub up to 2m, with glossy leaves. Flowers have a spotted throat and are attractive to birds. Flower colour may vary considerably through shades of red, mauve and yellow.