cropped-Flora-Sturt-Pea-logo-512t.pngFlora of South Australia, 5th edition (edited by J. Kellermann)

(1) Most recent versions of the published Flora treatments

(2) Additional Flora chapters & files

(3) Superseded previous versions of treatments (now out-of-date)



The four-volume 4th edition of the Flora of South Australia (edited by J.P. Jessop & H.R. Toelken) was converted to fact sheets that are available on the eFloraSA system via the Census search or Flora fact sheet search pages.

Selected scans from the 4th edition are available here


Identification keys to South Australian plants are available on KeyBase.  The Flora of South Australia KeyBase project contains

  • The key to plant families from the 5th edition to the Flora
  • Keys to genera and species of all published treatments of the 5th edition (see PDFs above), as well as keys for Poaceae from Grasses of South Australia (2006)
  • Keys to genera for the remaining plant families are taken from the printed 4th edition of the Flora of South Australia, some keys have been updated.
  • Keys to species for many other genera are currently being uploaded.

Note that the 4th and 5th edition of the Flora use different family classifications. While most family circumscriptions have not changes, a couple of families have been re-arranged.

Key to University of Adelaide campus plants by J.G. Conran is available on KeyBase (click here). The identification key is for vascular plants growing on the North Terrace campus of the University. (This version was last updated in Sep. 2020).