Staff of the State Herbarium of South Australia have contributed to many of publications on plants, algae and fungi.

Scientific publications include technical books on Australian plants and popular works, such as Plants of the Adelaide Plains and Hills (2005, 3rd edition), Pruning for fruit (2008) or Nature Revealed (2009). Reference works on the vascular flora of South Australia produced by State Herbarium staff are the Flora of South Australia (1986) and the Census of South Australian Vascular Plants (2005).

Search our full list of books using the online database.

Books published by the Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium can be purchased in person, or ordered via phone or email. Please contact the State Herbarium for all purchasing enquiries.

Recent posts

Beneath the waves: Discovering nature's hidden ocean gems

07 June 2023

World Ocean Day is an annual celebration held on 8 June which unites and rallies the world to protect and restore our blue planet. In our latest blog, State Herbarium's Jem Barratt takes a deep dive into how its scientific work focusing on seagrasses and seaweed helps with the restoration and preservation of our ocean ecosystems.