The stalk of this Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoea spp.)seems to be suffering from vertigo?
These were all burnt in bush fires last year (2005), which causes them to flower.
Brisbane Ranges National Park, near Anakie, Victoria.
Both Eliocharis acuta and E. pallens are present. Distinguishing between the two is difficult (for me). Apparently you need to like at the rhizomes to distinguish these two - that means bending down. E. sphacelata grows to over a metre tall compared to ~3