Thysanotus arbusculaCommon name: Fringed lily

Meaning of name: Thysanotus is from the Greek word thysanotos, meaning fringed. The Latin word arbuscula means small tree or shrub.

Distribution: Occurs from Jurien Bay to the Blackwood River.

Description: Erect stems up to 90 centimetres tall. The purple, fringed flowers are held at the end of the stems from September to January.

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.