West Head

                   West Head

The plants listed here have been taken from all the trails in this area          Click here for more details and Map.

Latin Name

Common Name

Acacia linifolia Flax-leafed Wattle
Acacia myrtifolia Myrtle Acacia
Acacia oxycedrus Spike Wattle
Acacia suaveolens Sweet scented wattle
Acacia ulicifolia Prickly Moses
Actinotus helianthi Flannel flower
Actinotus minor Lesser Flannel flower
Angophora costata Red Gum
Angophora crassifolia Narrow-leaved apple
Angophora hispida Dwarf Apple
Baeckea brevifolia Heath Myrtle
Baeckea diosmifolia Heath-myrtle
Banksia ericifolia Heath-leaved Banksia
Banksia marginata Silver Banksia
Banksia oblongifolia Rusty Banksia
Banksia serrata Old Man Banksia
Banksia spinulosa Hair-pin Banksia
Bauera rubioides River rose
Boronia ledifolia Sydney Boronia, Ledum Boronia
Boronia pinnata Pinnate Boronia
Boronia serrulata Native Rose
Bossiaea heterophylla Variable Bossiaea
Bossiaea scolopendria Bossiaea
Brachyloma daphnoides ssp. daphnoides Daphne heath
Burchardia umbellata Milkmaids
Caladenia carnea Pink Fingers
Caleana major Large Duck Orchid
Callistemon linearis Narrow-leaved Bottlebrush
Calochilus campestris Copper Beard Orchid
Calytrix tetragona Calytrix
Cassinia aculeata Common Cassinia, Dogwood, Mountain Itch
Cassinia denticulata Stiff Cassinia
Cassytha glabella Slender Devil’s Twine
Cassytha pubescens Common Devil’s Twine
Caustis flexuosa Old Man’s Beard, Curly Wigs
Centaurium spicatum Australian Centaury
Comesperma ericinum Pink matchheads, Heath Milkwort
Comesperma volubile Love Creeper
Conospermum ericifolium Cone seed, Smoke Bush
Conospermum longifolium ssp. longifolium Cone seed, Smoke Bush
Conospermum taxifolium Cone seed, Smoke Bush
Corunastylis fimbriata Fringed Midge Orchid
Corymbia gummiferum Red Bloodwood
Cryptandra amara                 Heath Cryptandra
Cryptandra ericoides Heath Cryptandra
Dampiera purpurea Purple Dampiera
Dampiera stricta Blue Dampiera
Darwinia fascicularis ssp. fascilularis Darwinia
Dendrobium speciosum Rock orchid, Rock lily
Dianella caerulea Blue Flax Lily
Dillwynia floribunda Eggs and bacon, Parrot-pea
Dillwynia retorta Eggs and bacon, Parrot-pea
Dodonea triquetra Common Hop Bush
Drosera peltata Sundew
Drosera pygmaea Pygmy Sundew
Drosera spathulata Common Sundew
Epacris microphylla var. microphylla Coral Heath
Epacris obtusifolia Blunt-leaf Heath
Epacris pulchella NSW Coral Heath (Wallum Heath)
Eriostemon australasius ssp. australasius Pink wax flower
Eucalyptus luehmanniana Yellow-top Ash
Gahnia sp. Saw sedge, sword grass
Gleichenia sp. Coral Fern
Gompholobium glabratum Dainty Wedge-pea
Gompholobium grandiflorum Large Wedge-pea
Goodenia bellidifolia ssp. bellidifolia Daisy-leaved Goodenia
Goodenia heterophylla Variable-leaved Goodenia
Goodenia ovata Hop Goodenia
Goodenia paniculata Swamp Goodenia
Goodenia stelligera Star-haried Goodenia
Grevillea buxifolia ssp. buxifolia Grey spider flower
Grevillea sericea Pink Spider flower
Grevillea speciosa Red Spider flower
Haemodorum corymbosum sp. Blood Root
Hakea dactyloides Finger Hakea, Broad-leaved hakea
Hakea gibbosa Needlebush
Hakea sericea Silky, Bushy Needlebush
Hakea teretifolia Dagger Hakea
Hemigenia purpurea Narrow-leaved Hemigenia
Hibbertia bracteata Blue Mts Guinea flower
Hibbertia empetrifolia ssp. empetrifolia Trailing Guinea Flower
Hybanthus monopetalus Spade Flower
Hybanthus vernonii ssp. vernonii Spade Flower
Isopogon anemonifolius Broad-leaf drumstick
Isopogon anethifolius Narrow-leaf drumstick
Kennedia rubicunda Dusky Coral Pea
Kunzea ambigua White Kunzea
Kunzea capitata Purple Kunzea
Lambertia formosa Mountain Devil
Lasiopetalum ferrugineum Rusty petals
Leptomeria acida Acid Drops
Leptospermum parvifolium Small leafed Tea-tree
Leptospermum polygalifolium ssp. polygalifolium Lemon-scented Tea-tree
Leptospermum squarrosum Pink Tea-tree, Peach Blossom Tea-tree
Leptospermum trinervium Paperbark tea-tree
Leucopogon amplexicaulis Bearded Heath
Leucopogon appressus Bearded Heath
Leucopogon ericoides Bearded Heath
Leucopogon esquamatus Bearded Heath
Leucopogon microphyllus Bearded Heath
Leucopogon setiger Bearded Heath
Lindsaea microphylla Lacy Wedge Fern
Lissanthe strigosa Native Cranberry
Livistona australis Cabbage tree palm
Lobelia dentata Lobelia
Lomandra glauca Pale Mat Rush
Lomandra obliqua Fish Bones
Lomatia silaifolia Crinkle Bush
Micrantheum ericoides Micrantheum
Mirbelia rubifolia Mirbelia
Mirbelia speciosa                    Mirbelia
Mitrasacme polymorpha Mitre Weed
Monotoca scoparia Monotoca
Olax stricta Olax
Opercularia aspera Thin Stink Weed
Orthoceras strictum Bird’s Mouth Orchid, Horned Orchid
Patersonia sericea Silky purple flag, Native Iris
Persoonia isophylla Geebung
Persoonia lanceolata Lance-leaf Geebung
Persoonia levis Broad-leaf Geebung
Persoonia pinifolia Pine-leaf Geebung
Petrophile pulchella Cone sticks
Phebalium squamulosum Scaly Phebalium
Philotheca buxifolia Box-leaf Wax Flower
Philotheca salsolifolia Philotheca
Phyllota phylicoides Common phyllota
Pimelia linifolia ssp. linifolia Rice Flower
Pittosporum undulatum Sweet Pittosporum
Platysace linearifolia Carrot Tops
Podolobium ilicifolium Prickly Shaggy Pea
Pomaderris sp. Pomaderris
Poranthera ericifolia Poranthera
Pterostylis sp. Greenhood
Pultenaea daphnoides Large-leaf bush pea
Pultenaea ferruginea var. deanei Bush pea
Pultenaea flexilis Graceful Bush Pea
Pultenaea rosmarinifolia Bush Pea
Pultenaea stipularis Fine-Leaf Bush Pea
Pultanaea tuberculata Bush Pea
Ricinocarpos pinifolius Wedding Bush
Scaevola ramosissima Snake Flower
Schelhammera undulata Lilac Lily
Smilax glyciphylla Native Sarsaparilla, Sweet Tea
Sprengelia incarnata Pink Swamp Heath
Stackhousia viminea Slender Stackhousia
Stylidium lineare Trigger plant (fine leaves)
Styphelia tubiflora Five Corners
Syncarpia glommulifera ssp. glommulifera Turpentine
Synoum glandulosum ssp. glandulosum Scentless Rosewood, Bastard Rosewood
Tetratheca ericifolia Black-eyed Susan
Thysanotus sp. Fringe Lily
Thysanotus tuberosus Fringe Lily
Tristania neriifolia Water Gum (opposite leaves)
Utricularia laterifolia Small Bladderwort
Utricularia uniflora Fairies Aprons, Purple Bladderwort
Viminaria juncea Golden Spray
Woollsia pungens Snow  Wreath
Xanthorrhoea sp. Grass tree
Xylomelum pyriforme Woody Pear, Meridja courroo
Xyris  sp. Yellow Eye
Zieria laevigata Zieria