Despite the optimistic name, the showy everlasting only has three wild populations in Australia. But a West Australian public school has stepped up to help grow vital new seeds.
Red gums connect the continental fringes of Australia with its arid heart, marching along waterways.
What grows everywhere and looks good doing it? Clematis aristata.
Wander in the dark forest and you might spot the radioactive glow of the ghost fungus.
Spinifex grass is a (slightly ugly) Aussie battler that keeps on giving.
Grass trees are wonderfully odd. They fit no neat definition, and can live up to 600 years.
The Bunya pine is a unique and majestic Australian tree that commands respect.