Stypandra glauca - Nodding Blue Lily

Stypandra glauca

Nodding Blue Lily

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Family: Phormiaceae
Habitat: Moist places in woodland on sandstone. Open forest.
Uses: Juice from crushed stems applied to wounds promotes healing.
Season: All year
References: Baker and Corringham, Cherikoff, Robinson

A herb with sometimes branched stems, leafy up to the flowers, 80cm or more high. Bright blue, 2cm diameter flowers hangloosely, often throughout the year, but mainly in late spring. Stypandra is an endemic genus (that is, it only occurs in Australia) with just one species.

Stypandra glauca - Nodding Blue Lily
Photo: Mitchell Park, Cattai NSW

Stypandra glauca - Nodding Blue Lily
Photo: Mitchell Park, Cattai NSW

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