Slender Lignum, Weeping Lignum, Twiggy Lignum
Shrub to 1m tall. Leaves with a sheath at the base, alternating up the stems, often shed early, 0.5-8cm long, 1-2mm wide, linear to flat, or triangular in cross-section, hairless, edges flat or curved upwards, pointed. Male and female flowers usually on separate plants. Flowers yellowish green to cream, with 5 'petals' divided for about three quarters of their lengths or to the base, in clusters of 1-4 flowers at the bases of the leaves. Fruit yellow, translucent. Germinates after fire.
Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 230