Horehound ~ Marrubium vulgare, is native to temperate Eurasia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean region including North Africa. It is widespread throughout Victoria and is common on sheep camps and in waste places.
The stalk of this Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoea spp.)seems to be suffering from vertigo?
These were all burnt in bush fires last year (2005), which causes them to flower.
Brisbane Ranges National Park, near Anakie, Victoria.
The long leaves of the host plant look like Variable Plantain (Plantago varia).
Cuscuta (Dodder) is a genus of about 100-170 species of yellow, orange or red (rarely green) parasitic plants.