Pterostylis turfosa, a species of orchid known as the Bird Orchid, is endemic to the southwest of Western Australia. It is a tuberous, perennial herb to 0.18 metres high with green flowers September to October. A bird...that's for sure:
Pterostylis recurva is a species of orchid endemic to the southwest of Western Australia . It is a perennial herb and flowers in early spring during August-October. The flowers are striped green and white and the perianth forms a hollow tube with a hinged lip, which is characteristic of Pterostylis. The relatively large size of the flowers and their distinctive shape gives them the common name of "Jug Orchird". It is known to occur in sand, clay, laterite and gravel soils.
Templetonia retusa, commonly known as "Cockies Tongues" is very widely distributed, covering several climate zones from the Western Australia/South Australia border, then around the coast almost to Carnarvon, (over 2,000 km or 1,500 miles) therefore flowering times are likely to vary.
This species can grow to 4 metres (13') but is usually around 2 metres (a little over 6'). In hollows they can grow into thickets particularly over limestone, or as compact isolated shrubs on the sides of steep, stabilised, but very exposed tertiary dunes. They are also found in mallee areas.
The blue-green leaves are elliptical and grow to about 4cm long and 2.5 cm wide. It produces bright orange-red pea flowers around 4 cm (1 1/2") in length, aided by the standard bending back over itself as it matures making them highly visible from a distance.
The fruit is a flat pod that grows to about 5 cm (2") long and 1 cm wide.