Blue Grass-lily
Flower, Finished
Murray Mallee Region
Black-anther Flax-lily
Whole
 
                      
Blue Grass-lily (Caesia calliantha)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Asparagus (Asparagales)
Family: Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoeaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Blue Grass-lily (Caesia calliantha)
This Photo:     🔍Fruiting🔎

Thank you Alan Dandie & Karen Weaving for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Adelaide Hills, Coastal Areas and possibly elsewhere
While it looks like the flowers have 6 petals, they are 3 petals and 3 sepals.

Copyright © 2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 19-Oct-2022
This species is classed as VU (Vulnerable) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)