Blue Squill
Flower, darker
Murray Mallee Region
Blue Squill
Flower, profile
 
                      
Blue Squill (Chamaescilla corymbosa)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Asparagus (Asparagales)
Family: Asparagus (Asparagaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Blue Squill (Chamaescilla corymbosa)
This Photo:     🔍Flower, above🔎
Other name: Blue Stars

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
There does seem to be some colour variation with the flowers, from pale (almost white) to dark (almost purple). The smaller variations we've seen with our eyes are hard to notice with the camera. They do seem to darken with age as well.
Leaves are between 30-100mm long and 10mm wide. Flowers are 25mm wide.

Copyright © 2016-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Oct-2016
This species is classed as VU (Vulnerable) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)