Stirling Range National Park FloraAnigozanthos rufus (Red Kangaroo Paw) Banksia aculeata (Prickly Banksia) Banksia oreophila (Mountain Banksia) Banksia sphaerocarpa var sphaerocarpa (Fox Banksia) Darwinia wittwerorum (Wittwer’s Mountain Bell) Daviesia oppositifolia (Rattle-pea) Eucalyptus preissiana (Bell-fruited Mallee) Eucalyptus macrandra (Long-flowered Marlock) Eucalyptus uncinata (Hook-leaved Mallee) Hakea cucullata (Hood Leaved Hakea) Hakea lehmanniana (Blue Hakea) Native Orchids

The Stirling Range National Park is a haven for many species of flora, from banksias, grevilleas, hakeas, native orchids and more. Following is a selection of some of the flora to be found in the national park.


Banksias
Banksia aculeata (Prickly Banksia), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Banksia aculeata (Prickly Banksia)
Banksia baxteri (Baxter's Banksia), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Banksia baxteri (Baxter’s Banksia)
Banksia sphaerocarpa var sphaerocarpa (Fox Banksia), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Banksia sphaerocarpa var sphaerocarpa (Fox Banksia)
Banksia baxteri (Baxter’s Banksia)
Banksia baxteri (Baxter's Banksia), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Banksia baxteri (Baxter’s Banksia), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham

Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus preissiana (Bell-fruited Mallee), Great Southern Region WA © Terry Dunham
Eucalyptus preissiana (Bell-fruited Mallee)
Eucalyptus macrandra (Long-flowered Marlock), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Eucalyptus macrandra (Long-flowered Marlock)
Eucalyptus preissiana (Bell-fruited Mallee)
Eucalyptus preissiana (Bell-fruited Mallee), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Eucalyptus preissiana (Bell-fruited Mallee), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham

Fabaceae
Daviesia oppositifolia (Rattle-pea)
Daviesia oppositifolia (Rattle-pea), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Daviesia oppositifolia (Rattle-pea), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham

Hakea
Hakea cucullata (Hood Leaved Hakea), Stirling Range National Park © Terry Dunham
Hakea cucullata (Hood Leaved Hakea)
Hakea laurina (Pincushion Hakea or Kojet), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Hakea laurina (Pincushion Hakea or Kojet)
Hakea lehmanniana (Blue Hakea), Stirling Range NP WA © Terry Dunham
Hakea lehmanniana (Blue Hakea)
Hakea lehmanniana (Blue Hakea)
Hakea lehmanniana (Blue Hakea), Stirling Range NP WA © Terry Dunham
Hakea lehmanniana (Blue Hakea), Stirling Range NP WA © Terry Dunham

Orchidaceae (Orchids)
Caladenia barbarossa (Dragon Orchid), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Caladenia barbarossa (Dragon Orchid)
Cryptostylis ovata (Slipper Orchid), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Cryptostylis ovata (Slipper Orchid)
Caladenia polychroma (Joseph's Spider Orchid), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Caladenia polychroma (Joseph’s Spider Orchid)
Caladenia lobata (Butterfly Spider Orchid), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Caladenia lobata (Butterfly Spider Orchid)
Drakaea glyptodon (King-in-his-carriage Orchid), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Drakaea glyptodon (King-in-his-carriage Orchid)
Variable colours of the Thelymitra speciosa (Eastern Queen of Sheba's), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Thelymitra speciosa (Eastern Queen of Sheba’s)
Caladenia lobata (Butterfly Spider Orchid)
Caladenia lobata (Butterfly Spider Orchid), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Caladenia lobata (Butterfly Spider Orchid), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Drakaea glyptodon (King-in-his-carriage Orchid)
Drakaea glyptodon (King-in-his-carriage Orchid), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Drakaea glyptodon (King-in-his-carriage Orchid), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Thelymitra speciosa (Eastern Queen of Sheba’s)
Variable colours of the Thelymitra speciosa (Eastern Queen of Sheba's), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham
Thelymitra speciosa (Eastern Queen of Sheba’s), Stirling Range National Park WA © Terry Dunham

This section is a work in progress…


Footnote & References

  1. Photographs © Terry Dunham

Stirling Range National Park FloraAnigozanthos rufus (Red Kangaroo Paw) Banksia aculeata (Prickly Banksia) Banksia oreophila (Mountain Banksia) Banksia sphaerocarpa var sphaerocarpa (Fox Banksia) Darwinia wittwerorum (Wittwer’s Mountain Bell) Daviesia oppositifolia (Rattle-pea) Eucalyptus preissiana (Bell-fruited Mallee) Eucalyptus macrandra (Long-flowered Marlock) Eucalyptus uncinata (Hook-leaved Mallee) Hakea cucullata (Hood Leaved Hakea) Hakea lehmanniana (Blue Hakea) Native Orchids

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