Xanthorrhoea thorntonii Tate Grass Tree
Rep.Horn Sci.Exped. 3:191 (1896)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 30 August 1999

Perennial tree-like monocot, to 5 m high, trunk to 5 m, scape length 0.6-0.8 m, spike length 1.0-1.5 m. Fl. white-cream, Aug to Dec. Yellow to red sand.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison.

IBRA Subregions: Central, Eastern Murchison, Mann-Musgrave Block, Shield, Southern Cross, Trainor.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coolgardie, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Laverton, Meekatharra, Menzies, Ngaanyatjarraku, Sandstone, Wiluna.