A pictorial guide to the plants of South Australia

August 18, 2023

There are over 5170 naturally occurring vascular plant taxa recognised in South Australia. Of these over 1710 are alien plants that are considered to have become  established to some degree in the wild. In other words, about one third of South Australia’s plant taxa are weeds.

How do I get to know what all these weeds and native plants look like you may ask? At the touch of a button via your PC or device you can access a wealth of information from the Plants of South Australia website.

This pictorial website showcases a wealth of images, distribution maps, ecological information, and seed germination details for many species. You can search for a plant species by genus, species, family, common names, synonyms, or by region.

The useful help page (link here)  informs the user on the various filters available to help navigate this comprehensive and informative site.

If you want to learn more about the plants in your patch why not use plants of South Australia.