Mimosa / Acacia

Golden Wattle - Australia's national colors - green & gold come from this. Not too good for those with hay fever, the yellow is like little pompoms coated with pollen.

Australian Wild Gum Blossom. “Gum Tree” is the most common name for the 500 kinds of Australian Eucalyptus.

Makes me smile ` Australian Wild Gum Blossom. “Gum Tree” is the most common name for the 500 kinds of Australian Eucalyptus.

Flowering Gum Trees...

Pink Gum Trees Flowers, Botanical Gardens, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia by BGM Inspiration

Caleana major, the Flying Duck Orchid is a small orchid found in eastern and southern Australia.[1] This terrestrial plant features a remarkable flower, resembling a duck in flight. The flower is an attractant to insects, such as male sawflies which pollinate the flower in a process known as pseudocopulation.[1] In 1986 this orchid was featured on an Australian postage stamp.

ANOTHER DUCK.The Flying Duck Orchid (Caleana major). It’s a small orchid, about 50 cm tall, that grows in eastern and southern Australia. It’s the most remarkable flower – it seriously looks just like a male duck in flight!

Banksia prionotes  ~ ~ ~ ~ they almost look like they have been knitted!!!

Banksia prionotes, commonly known as Acorn Banksia or Orange Banksia, is a species of shrub or tree of the genus Banksia in the family Proteaceae. It is native to the southwest of Western Australia

Grevillea Purple Haze

Grevillea Purple Haze: 3 ft tall, 6 ft wide, bronze grey new foliage-- find to plant in the mango guild

Eucalyptus ficifolia:  Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

Eucalyptus ficifolia: Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific colle

Tasmanian Blackwood

Seed Pods of a Tasmanian Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon) / by Marilyn Harris

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