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Twining fringe-lily

Thysanotus patersonii


A climbing leaf-less vine which produces purple fringed flowers. Grows to between 0.15 and 0.5 metres in height and produces purple flowers between July and November in its native range.


Dry sclerophyll bushland.


A perennial herb which is endemic to Australia.

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lori.tas 3 years ago

This was just a tiny little plant, with only two flowers. In addition to the cool fringed flowers, the lack of leaves makes them a really interesting plant. Here's a larger plant I saw in WA.

alicelongmartin 3 years ago

Unusual and pretty.

Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -42.60, Long: 147.25

Spotted on Nov 11, 2009
Submitted on Sep 5, 2012

Spotted for mission

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