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mass amenity planting (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
habit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of leaf tip (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
cluster of male flowers (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
cluster of female flowers (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
immature fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
mature fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of the leaf tip of the very similar Lomandra hystrix (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
Lomandra longifolia Labill.
Lomandra longifolia Labill. subsp. exilis A.T. LeeLomandra longifolia Labill. subsp. longifoliaLomandra longifolia Labill. var. longifolia
Dasypogonaceae (Western Australia)Laxmanniaceae (Queensland)Liliaceae (South Australia)Lomandraceae (New South Wales and the ACT)Xanthorrhoeaceae (Victoria, Tasmania and the Northern Territory)
basket grass, common lomandra, honey reed, lomandra, long leaf mat rush, long-leaved matrush, mat rush, mat-rush, spiny headed mat-rush, spiny-headed mat rush, spiny-headed mat-lily, spiny-headed mat-rush
Native to large parts of eastern Australia (i.e. eastern Queensland, eastern New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and some parts of south-eastern South Australia).
This species is possibly becoming naturalised in south-western Western Australia.
Long-leaved mat-rush (Lomandra longifolia ) is regarded as an emerging or potential environmental weed in Western Australia.
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