Plants

Assorted interesting plants, mainly Australian plants, but not entirely.
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Isopogon flower

Isopogon: For concentration and memory

The small flannel flower, Actinotus minor, is about 7 mm across. Look to see why it has the name flannel flower!

The small flannel flower, Actinotus minor, is about 7 mm across. Look to see why it has the name flannel flower!

Scribbly gum, Eucalyptus haemastoma: these old veterans can survive multiple fires!

Scribbly gum, Eucalyptus haemastoma: these old veterans can survive multiple fires! Note that this is ONE tree!

Eriostemon sp, (also Epacridaceae), aka the wax flower. It isn't really a wax flower...

Eriostemon sp, (also Epacridaceae), aka the wax flower. It isn't really a wax flower.

Eriostemon sp, (also Epacridaceae), aka the wax flower. It isn't really a wax flower...

Eriostemon sp, (also Epacridaceae), aka the wax flower. It isn't really a wax flower.

This is what happens to river red gums when they are flooded for too long. Murray River, Australia, upper end of a large dam.  River red gums can stand having "wet feet" for periods of time, but not permanently.

This is what happens to river red gums when they are flooded for too long. Murray River, Australia, upper end of a large dam. River red gums can stand having "wet feet" for periods of time, but not permanently.

Grass tree or kangaroo tail, Xanthorrhoea sp.

Grass tree or kangaroo tail, Xanthorrhoea sp.

An orchid growing on dry rock, just off the track. We saw it because we were looking for engravings.

An orchid growing on dry rock, just off the track. We saw it because we were looking for engravings.

The native fuchsia, Epacris longiflora (Epacridaceae).

The native fuchsia, Epacris longiflora (Epacridaceae).

An orchid growing on dry rock, just off the track. We saw it because we were looking for engravings.

An orchid growing on dry rock, just off the track. We saw it because we were looking for engravings.

A waratah, the state floral emblem of New South Wales, Telopea speciosissima. They are fussy about where they grow.

A waratah, the state floral emblem of New South Wales, Telopea speciosissima. They are fussy about where they grow.

Persoonia or geebung: the fruits.

Persoonia or geebung: the fruits.

Kunzea capitata or bachelor's buttons.

Kunzea capitata or bachelor's buttons.

Isopogon plant.

Isopogon plant.

Isopogon bud.

Isopogon bud.

The flower of Grevillea buxifolia.

The flower of Grevillea buxifolia.

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