General description: Tufted, perennial herb, solitary or mat-forming. To 75 cm high. Very variable. Leaves are smooth, dark green, linear and close alternate, prominently creased from sheath upwards. Aerial stem may be elongated. Flowers mid to dark blue with yellow stamens appearing in spring/summer. Fruit an edible, blue-purple berry. Flowers in September to December.
Habitat: Widespread, except in very infertile soils and deep shade. Can be found in all coastal habitats. Found from Queensland to Brawley Point in NSW.
Uses: Usually growing on coastal sand dunes where it is an effective sand binder.
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