Rhizomatous, tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.4-1.5 m high. Fl. green/brown, Jan to Oct. White or red sand, clay, limestone, ironstone gravel, alluvium, mud. Creek and river beds, sand dunes, lagoons.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Carnegie, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Hart, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, Shield, South Kimberley Interzone, Tallering, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions: Pilbara (nearshore), Pilbara (offshore), Shark Bay.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Cue, Derby/west Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Irwin, Karratha, Laverton, Meekatharra, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northampton, Port Hedland, Shark Bay, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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