Scented Sundew: Drosera whittakeri ssp. aberrans


The wild flowers are just starting to emerge! How exciting! ¬†This week, the Nodding Greenhoods began to show and today we noticed very tiny white flowers coming up in places on the recently mown grass behind our garden beds. Tell-tale sticky red hairs covering the leaves revealed it was an insectivorous plant, and further research … Continue reading Scented Sundew: Drosera whittakeri ssp. aberrans

October Wildflowers: Part 2


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