Where Is It Found?
Which states and territories is it found?
ACT, NSW, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
QLD (formerly naturalised?)
What areas within states and territories is it found?
In ACT, found only in a few locations.
In New South Wales, Three-Cornered Garlic occurs on the North and Central Coasts, the Western Slopes of the Great Dividing Range and on the South Western Plains of New South Wales.
In South Australia it is common around the Adelaide hills and plains and recorded in several conservation areas in this state (e.g. in Marino Conservation Park, Sturt Gorge Recreation Park, Onkaparinga National Park, Belair Reserve, Belair National Park, Anstey Hill Recreation Park and Cleland Conservation Park). Also from the higher rainfall areas of the South East (Mount Gambier and surrounds), on Kangaroo Island, and lower Eyre Peninsula.
In Tasmania, it is a common urban weed of the populated areas. It is also scattered in natural and agricultural areas in localised patches around the island, and is a common weed of coastal environment and grasslands in the north-western and southern parts of the state.
In Victoria it appears in coastal areas, the Dandenong Ranges of Victoria, but also found in many regional areas around towns.
In Western Australia This species favours moist soils around creeklines and granite rocks in south-western Western Australia, and is regarded as a potentially very serious bushland weed in this state. It was given a moderately high priority ranking in the recent Environmental Weed Strategy of Western Australia Queensland Government (2016). Common in the wetter lower south-west of Western Australia.(Parsons & Cuthbertson 2001).
It is also previously naturalised in Queensland with only older records from 1958 showing (APC 2021, AVH 2021)
Where does it originate?
Three-Cornered Garlic originates in southern Europe and North Africa.
It occurs commonly in cool to warmer temperate parts of Australia and New Zealand (Parsons & Cuthbertson 2001).