For the last square of
Becky’s month of blue squares.
Blue bounty — After his 1699 expedition William Dampier was among the first to cast aside the idea that WA’s low, scraggly looking vegetation was of little botanical worth and commented on the predominance of blue flowers. ( https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/science-environment/2017/05/wildflowers-of-western-australia-3/ )
Two of its forms, from Western Australia’s Wheatbelt,
for Cee’s FOTD
Another native of Western Australia, for
Cee’s FOTD heath-leaved honeysuckle from the Coral Coast of WA
Another Western Australian native for
I’ll get to the end of them soon. Clearly, they were prominent in this area.
or verticordia, for
verticordia, native to Australia
Shot in Lesueur National Park, Western Australia.
photographed in Western Australia,
for Cee’s FOTD
also called feather flower
Cee’s FOTD, this specimen from Western Australia
With tens of thousands of wildflowers, there is every possibility that this isn’t a grevillea, so if you spot it as something else, please let me know.
A very Australian wildflower for Cee’s flower of the day, today.
My (wild) flower of the day, for
Another wildflower from the west.
From the Coral Coast, Western Australia, and growing in sand, it’s for
Cee’s flower of the day. There are so many wildflowers (more than 12000 species) during the season and very hard to find all the names. This year is set to be a bumper year, with above average rainfall, so if you’re heading to the west, make sure to visit one of the wildflower trails.
Safe travels. Take water and a hat, and your camera.