Stylidium graminifolium

Common name: 

Grass Trigger-plant

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPRXZ) also SA, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Sandy or gravelly soils on heaths, woodlands and open-forests1

Flower description:

Pale pink1


Perennial rhizomatous herb 30-75 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are tufted and grass like at the base and minutely serrate. The inflorescence is an erect raceme with 10-25 tubular flowers1

Image of Stylidium graminifolium
Image of Stylidium graminifolium Image: Mary Ellis
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria