Tates Grass Tree - SA Endemic
Grows on poor sandy or stony soils. Thick trunk carries wiry leaves usually over 1 metre long. Small flowers are arranged on a thick spike up to 3m long, held on a smooth,
The form of the plant resembles a tree, with very long and bunched, grass-like, leaves that emerge from a central base. The trunk may grow over 3 metres tall,
Perennial tree-like monocot, to 5 m high, trunk to 5 m, scape length 0.6-0.8 m, spike length 1.0-1.5 m. Fl. white-cream, Aug to Dec. Yellow to red sand.
Woody stemmed perennial with a crown of flat, narrow leaves. The trunk is usually over 1m tall, and flowering is stimulated by fire. This species is endemic to South Australia and is restricted to
Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata is endemic to South Australia and occurs from St Vincent Gulf to the northern Mt Lofty Ranges. It is found on ridge tops,