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Xanthorrhoea preissii Endl. Grass tree
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 2:39 (1846)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 28 June 2006

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.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, 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.