Fl. Australia 45: 474 (1987) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Plants tufted, to c. 70 cm high. Leaves grass-like, linear, flat, shining, to 60 cm long, often withering early, reduced to bracts on the inflorescence. Inflorescence erect, widely branched. Flowers solitary or in clusters of up to 6, 8–12 mm wide, white to pale yellow; perianth segments spreading, 3.5–5.5 mm long, longer than the stamens, petals emarginate. Capsule pendulous, ovoid to obovoid, to 7.5 mm long. Seeds 1–5 per fruit, 2–2.5 mm long, caruncle with 2 prominent lobes (resembling miniature moose-antlers). Flowers Sep.–Nov.
LoM, MuM, RobP. Inland parts of all mainland states. Known from only a few sites in the northern Sunset Country and Hattah area where occurring on sand dunes with mallee-scrub or Pine-Buloke (Callitris gracilis and Allocasuarina luehmannii) woodland.
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