Xanthorrhoea preissii Endl.
Grass tree

Reference
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 2:39 (1846)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Perennial tree-like monocot, to 5 m high, trunk to over 3 m, scape length 0.6-1.0 m, spike length 1.5-2.5 m. Fl. white-cream, Jun or Aug to Dec. Grey to black sands, grey-brown loam, brown gravelly sandy clay, laterite, granite. Ranges, coastal plain, near watercourses.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 28 June 2006
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Busselton, Chapman Valley, Collie, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Kalamunda, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Nedlands, Northam, Plantagenet, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Swan, Toodyay, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Williams, York.