Occurrence: Rare, in basalt area grasslands on the Guildford Plateau.
VROTS: endangered. (Listed under the Fauna and Flora Guarantee Act.)
Since the discovery of this species during a landcare revegetaion project, it has also been found growing north of Bendigo. On the Guildford Plateau it is under severe threat from introduced grasses such as Phalaris.
Photo 1: Spiny Rice-flower. Guildford Plateau.