For you to Binge Read Now! Index to Stories of a Plant a Day in Lowlands, Featuring plants flowering between 21 November 2020 and 16 December 2020

Index to Stories 28 to 53


Day 7 Koma (Patersonia) and the Hungry Blue Tongue

Blue tongue with breakfast Koma petals in his mouth. Day 7 31 October 2020

I’d already chosen Koma ( Noongar name for Patersonia occidentalis, purple flag, morning iris) for today’s flower, as the plant I was feeling most attuned to on my daily walk. …


Index to the first 27 Stories of a Plant a Day Lowlands Reserve, Day 1 to Day 27

Index to the first 27 Stories of a Plant a Day Lowlands Reserve, featuring plants flowering between 25 October 2020 and 20 November 2020


Day 53 Comesperma ciliatum, a plant a day , Lowlands Reserve

The first plant I featured on Day 1, was the milkwort, the Comesperma virgatum. …


Day 52, a plant a day , Lowlands Reserve, Hibbertia, Tuesday 15 December 2020


Day 51 , Westringia, a plant a day Lowlands Reserve , Monday 14 December 2020

Westringia is an ocean lover. It happily grows on coastal locations as it is very hardy and loves sea spray and dry sandy soil.

Here it is growing above the Healing Beach in Lowlands Reserve


Day 50, Sunday 13 December 2020, a plant a day, Lowlands Reserve , Senecio

Although I sometimes find it difficult to identify the scientific names for our Lowlands Reserve daisies, our Senecios are distinctive enough to put names to. The Australian Painted lady butterflies seem attracted to them too.


Day 49, Saturday 12 December 2020, Wonnil, Agonis flexuosa, a plant a day Lowlands Reserve


Day 48 Friday, 11 December 2020, Stylidium violaceae, a plant a day, Lowlands Reserve


Day 47, Olax phyllanthi, a plant a day Lowlands Reserve, Thursday 10 December 2020

Sheila Murray

Biodiversity bliss finding, Story minding, cloud watching, awe and wonder for Aboriginal culture, patrolling Lowlands Reserve on foot.

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