Lyginia barbata

Meaning of name: Lyginia is from the Greek word lyginos, meaning of willow or withy. Barbata is from the Latin word barbatus, meaning bearded.

Distribution: Occurs from Murchison River to Israelite Bay.

Remarks: A perennial herb to 70 centimetres tall. Flowers are produced from August to February.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.