Plants of the Castlemaine District
Small-flower Mat-rush - native (Lomandra micrantha)
Family: Asparagaceae (Asparagus family).
Occurrence: Rare. Records for the east side of Metcalfe Flora Reserve.
The male and female flowers are on separate plants
- it long, green slender leaves
- the stalked flowers resemble small Wattle Mat-rush flowers but are smaller and paler
- the leaves much exceed the flowers.
Photos: Metcalfe Flora Reserve.