Blue Tinsel Lily

Family: Dasypogonaceae
Genus: Calectasia
Species: grandiflora
Main Flower Colour: Purple

Description

Brilliant metallic purple flowers are a feature of this straggling low shrub. The stems are tangled and covered with small sharply pointed leaves. Growing in heath on white sand.

Flowering start in June and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is purple.

References

http://esperancewildflowers.blogspot.com.au/search/label/Dasypogonaceae%20-%20%20Calectasia
http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/1214

Created: 20 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 19 Dec 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

MAL - Mallee

Specifics

Dragon Rocks Nature Reserve, WA

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