AUSTRALIAN Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
plants

The surprising color of the plants of the Australian deserts...

Order Fabales

Sub/Family Fabaceae

Swainsona formosa, 'Sturt's Desert Pea', (Kings Park, Western Australia).

Order Caryophyllales

Family Montiaceae

Calandrinia polyandra, 'Parakeelya'  (Kings Park, Western Australia). Succulent crawling herb. Found in arid areas in most Australian states.


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