Plants of the Castlemaine District.
Flax Lilies - natives (
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Family: Asphodelaceae. Formerly included in the Liliaceae (Lily family).
Anthers dark. Very common.
Forms dense clumps. Anthers not dark. Leaves with peg-like teeth. Uncommon.
The leaves are variably bluish (glaucous) on both sides, without strongly raised veins, and shallowly V shaped. Flowers open mid-morning.
Late- flowered Flax-lily
It forms small, dense tussocks. The leaves are mostly greenish on both sides and are held stiffly erect. The pale-blue flowers do not open until mid-afternoon.