Dianella longifolia – Arching Flax-lily

1.3M x 0.4-1M. Soft, spreading linear light green (to blue-green) leaves.lowers Sept-Jan. Roundish pale blue berries. The tough strap-like leaves were used for basket making and plaiting into cords. The roots were cooked. Berries of some species were eaten in moderation, while the black seeds were nutty when chewed. Berries also provided dye.