The first Guinea Flowers of the season are beginning to open. Looking at the leaves, as well as the flowers, as far as I can tell these are the Erect Guinea Flower (Hibbertia riparia). However, according to my field guides, the Erect Guinea Flower begins flowering in September. So I will check a few other sources … Continue reading First Guinea Flowers of the Season
We have Guinea-flower growing on our bush block. Some of the shrubs are Erect Guinea-flower, but I think we have other species too. Do you know what they are?
I’m discovering that identifying wildflowers is very time-consuming. Our two field guides cover wildflowers from all over Australia, with multiple variations on most species. Looking at the small illustrations or photographs in the field guides, often nothing looks exactly the same as the wildflowers I have found. However, by looking at locations they are found, … Continue reading October Wildflowers: Part 2