Gazetted in 1959, the Blue Mountains National Park covers 250,000 hectares and is located 60km from Sydney.
Mapping this area against PlantNet provides a list of 2,400 native plant species/subspecies - 100 of which are threatened species. The area also contains 60 gazetted weeds.
These webpages provide a collection of wildflower images. Its purpose is to showcase the native plants and allow their identification. One can't help to look in awe at the intricate beauty provided by these macro images.
Our wildflowers webpages contain over 300 species. The species have been divided into six webpages based on botanical families - with the more dominant families enjoying their own webpage.
Members of the Fabaceae family - wattles and peaflowers
Members of the Proteaceae family - banksias, grevilleas, geebungs and hakeas
Members of the Rutaceae and Ericaceae families and the Hibbertia genus - boronias, heaths and guinea flowers
Members of the Myrtaceae family - eucalypts, tea-trees and bottlebrushes
Members of the Asparagales Order - the Orchidaceae and Iridaceae families, and the former Liliaceae family
The 180 flora families of the less dominant Blue Mountains species - flannel flowers, daisies, trigger-plants and violets.