Most species are endemic to Australia, but some species grow in New Zealand,Malaysia. A shrub or small tree, early settlers soaked the leaves in boiling water to make a brewed tea rich in ascorbic acid (vit C).
Eremophila racemosa [Easter Egg Bush] part of the Scrophulariaceae family with yellow-orange-pink-purple flowers flowering in Winter-Spring avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA
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Wahlenbergia communis (Native Bluebell) is a tufted or open perennial herb growing to a height of and spreading It has blue bell shaped flowers on long stems in summer. It is found in all mainland states of Australia