Crooked spear

Flowering from October to November, the Xanthorrhoea minor subspecies lutea is one of 28 species and five subspecies of grass tree and has been quite prevalent in the southern portion of the Reserve.

Xanthorrhea minor subspecies lutea

Small grass tree, flowering in November

Straight spikes have their use as fishing spears but it would be very difficult in this case. (See this Royal Botanical site for further information).

The small grass tree is very popular with butterflies in the Reserve

 

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