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Pale Vanilla-lily

Arthropodium milleflorum

Description:

The plants were a foot high with tall slender stalks that had delicate white pendulous flowers at nodes. The petals had tinges of purple and were upturned.The stamen filaments had white hairs and the anthers were purple, adding an attractive touch to these flowers. Leaves were narrow, flat and erect rising from the base similar to most lilies.

Habitat:

Spotted growing as a lower storey plant on damp clay cut slope beside dirt road - Eildon.

Notes:

An australian native. Seen along foothills of moist forests.
Tubers were eaten raw or roasted by indigenous people.
Family: Asparagaceae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Eildon, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 23, 2020
Submitted on Dec 27, 2020

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