Burchardia multifloraCommon name: Milkmaids
Distribution: Occurs from Hill River to Albany.
Description: The flower stems are up to 27 centimetres tall above slender leaves. The pinkish white flowers, produced from July to October, have purple anthers.
Notes: The colour of the anthers is the easiest way to separate Burchardia multiflora and Burchardia congesta. Burchardia congesta has yellow anthers.
References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.