Tough, erect, perennial grass-like herb to 50 cm with stiff, wiry leaves. Distinct male and female white funnel-shaped flowers on the one plant.
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Leaf tip has a distinct notch between two sharp pointed edges.
Perennial. Grows in sandy soil and clay in mallee communities, especially near saltpans and granite outcrops. Requires free-draining soils.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Ornamental plant used planting for verges, nature strips, roundabouts reserves and parks in South Australia. Planted en-mass will provide soil stabilization. Fragrant flowers are a food source for butterflies and larvae. Habitat refuge for small mammals and reptiles.