Common Name; Garland Lily
Scientific Name:Colostemma purpureum
Perennial bulbous herb tp 60 cm high.
Leaves; linear,bright green, erect or slightly arching, about 60 cm long. Leaves die down each year.
Flowers; 2 cm long, reddish-purple or pink, in terminal umbels of 12 to 25 flowers on stalk to 45 cm long.
Found; mainly inland, in woodland, often along watercourses and in rocky places. New South Wales, Victoria & South Australia.
Common Name; Poached Egg Flower
Scientific Name; Polycalymma stuartii
Formerly; Myriocephalus stuartii
Erect annual herb 10-50cm High,
Stems woolly hairy.
Leaves; linear or linear-lanceolate, 2-7cm long to 5mm wide, grey-green woolly tp almost glabrous above, hairy below, tip slightly pointed.
Flowerheads; hemispherical, 2-4cm acrossdeep yellow disc florets surrounded by several rows of papery white bracts.
Widespread and common in on inland sandy plains & sand hills.
Found in: Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Northern Territory.
Time of Year; winter & spring