Single upright flower stem to 50 cm tall, usually with up to two flower spikes per plant. Several yellow flowers. Petals and sepals to 22 mm long with bearded filaments. Fleshy green to grey-green rush-like leaves to 40 cm.
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Wild Onion, Pike (Koorie name)
Bright yellow flowers, often with greenish line on the outside of each petal. All six stamens are bearded with a ring of golden hairs that are bunched.
Perennial. Moist soils and damp open places in grasslands and woodlands. Often flowers prolifically after fire. Plants die off to bulbous tuberous rootstock in dry weather.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia