Sayonara Springtime

October 09, 2015

by Tanya

So... I'm a bit of a nerd about wildflowers. In my defence, our home town of Esperance, in Western Australia, is located between the Fitzgerald Biosphere and the Great Western Woodlands so that puts us right in the thick of some exciting wildflower action. A few of my wildflower snaps in this blog were taken in Mount Barker and in my garden (all WA natives) but most are from the wild and wonderful bushland in and around Esperance.

As we wave goodbye to Springtime, I wanted to share these images from our wildflower hunts during 2015. And this is just a glimpse of the incredible biodiversity in our neck o' the woods!

A note to the nomenclature purists - I've done my best to name each flower but there were still a few that escaped me. If you can help name or re-name any species, please feel free to chime in with a comment or send us an email and I'll stand corrected!

WA wildflower  Pink Bladderwortspider orchid  spider orchiddampiera  blue squillMelaleucapansy orchid  bee orchidsnative wisteria  black coral peazebra orchid  zebra orchidpainted ladycowslip  fairy orchidsboronia  calytrixfabaceaeenamelled orchid  enamelled orchidroyal hake  banksiacockies tonguepink stylidium  butterfly stylidiumhibbertia  grannys bonnetsthysanotusred beaks  lemon scented sun orchidlechanaultia  lechanaultiapink sundewred spider orchid  melaleuca fulgensredcoats 



2 Responses

alison
alison

October 11, 2015

Thankyou so much for sharing these exquisite wild flowers..soo beautiful..

Jess64
Jess64

October 09, 2015

stunning photos beautiful flowers

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