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Blue Mountains Wildflowers
Index to our collection
The Blue Mountains National Park is a treasure trove of stunning wildflowers.
According to NSW BioNet it is estimated that there are over 1,500 species of flowering plants in the Park.
Gazetted in 1959, the Blue Mountains National Park covers 250,000 hectares and is located 60km from Sydney.
In November 2000, the Greater Blue Mountains (including the Blue Mountains National Park) was listed as a World Heritage Area and covers an area of over one million hectares.
These webpages provide a collection of wildflower images. Its purpose is to more allow their identification, but one can't help to look in awe at the intricate beauty provided by these macro images.
Our wildflowers webpages contain over 240 species. The species have been divided into 5 webpages based on botanical families.
wattles, eucalypts, tea-trees
Families Mimosaceae and Myrtaceae
Banksias, Grevilleas, Geebungs & Hakeas
Spotted Sun Orchid
Pea Flowers, Orchids, Lillies & Irises
Families Fabaceae, Orchidaceae, Liliaceae & Iridaceaee
Pink Swamp Heath
Boronias, Guinea Flowers & Heaths
Families Rutaceae, Dilleniaceae & Epacridaceae
Pink Flannel Flower
- but certainly not lesser.
Representing over 100 families.