Astrolomas and leucopogons have are some of the earliest plants to flower in the growing season.
Most astrolomas have been reclassified to genus Styphelia. They are low shrubs or ground covers with long tubular flowers, which produce fleshy berries called drupes. I used to think that the flowers were pulled out by animals but discovered that developing drupes gradually push out the flowers as they develop. The five species in Foxes Lair are shown below