Trachyandra divaricataCommon name: Strapweed, Dune Onion Weed

Meaning of name: Unknown

Distribution: Widespread from Geraldton to Albany.

Description: The strap-like leaves are up to 45 centimetres long by 5 millimetres wide. The flower spike is branched. The flowers are white with a green or purplish stripe and produced in September and October.

Notes: This plant is native to South Africa and toxic to horses.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.