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The flowering stem grows in a tuft of basal leaves, up to 200mm long. These are
and fleshy, often almost
. There are 10 or more yellow flowers, in a spike. The
s are 7mm long. There are 6
s, with orange
s. The inner 3
s have bearded
s, but the outer three are
. The fruit is a dry, spherical capsule 5mm long.
Usually on light, often sandy soils.
All states of Australia, except the Northern Territory. Scattered across Victoria, common in the extreme North-West of the state. Known from the Park from a small colony growing on an insolated cliff on the hillside East of Billy Creek.
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Flowering plant of leek lily, on a cliff above Billys Creek