Fl. Australia 46: 223 (1986) APNI
Tussocks slender to robust. Leaves usually flat, erect or often curved to one side, c. 5–17 cm long, 0.8–1.5 mm wide, blue-green or slightly glaucous; basal sheath gradually tapering distally, remaining entire or becoming coarsely torn, whitish; apex obtuse or truncate, occasionally shortly acute or with a minute central point. Male inflorescence simple (rarely weakly branched), usually c. one-third to one-half as long as leaves; non-flowering axis shortly exposed above leaf-bases; female inflorescence a single globular cluster to c. 7 mm diam., subsessile. Bracts at the base of each cluster of flowers obscured by flowers, pale golden-brown. Flowers with outer and inner perianth yellow. Male flowers c 2 mm long; female flowers c. 3 mm long. Flowers Aug.–Dec.
Brid, CVU, DunT, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HSF, LoM, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Also SA, Tas. Occasional in grassland, woodland and heaths in sandy or clayey soils, sometimes amongst rocks.
Predominantly a species of the south-west, with outliers in the Dimboola and Maryborough-St Arnaud areas to the north and Heyfield and Yarram in the east.
See also notes under Lomandra glauca.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|