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366 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
[2 km south of the Busselton Bypass]

Busselton, Western Australia

2001- 2014
Volunteering for Biodiversity

VER 200 local species

for landcare and gardens

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Photos and information about the species we grow,
and perhaps about a few we might like to grow in the future



Scientific name

Stypandra glauca

Common name

Blind Grass

Stypandra glauca
Blind Grass
[with Calothamnus graniticus]
This is a wonderful occurrence, the plants growing in the crevices of this ancient granite outcrop, with mosses, lichens, ferns, ...
Around the granite outcrop, an interesting collection of species including Dillwynia laxiflora, Thryptomene saxicola, Cryptandra arbutiflora var. tubulosa, and the Calothamnus graniticus ssp. graniticus, ...
Big Rock Reserve, Quedjinup
Photo: Alison Cassanet
27th August 2006

Photo: Cassandra Jury

Before flowering: Big Rock, Quedjinup.
Photo: Richard Clark
June 24th 2007

A FloraBase page on the family Phormiaceae.
Phormiaceae in the Families of Flowering Plants.
A Wikipedia page describing the differing classifications of Phormiaceae.

A FloraBase map showing the distribution of Stypandra in Western Australia.

Horticultural note:
Our nursery does not grow this species yet, but we are aiming to propagate it. Our page on 'grass gardens' has a photo of this species from the Australian Garden, Cranbourne.


MABBERLEY, D.J. (1987/1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press.
WHEELER, J. et al (2002) Flora of the South West – Bunbury/Augusta/Denmark, Australian Biological Resources Study, University of Western Australia Press.

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