Rhizomatous, proliferous perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.06-0.25 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Sep. Yellow sand. Sand dunes.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Edel, Geraldton Hills.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Northampton, Shark Bay.
Leaves flat, 50-80 mm long, 0.7-1.5 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin present, 1.2-4.5 mm long, straight and rigid, diverging outward at around 90° or angled towards the leaf apex; hairs on the surface of the leaf absent (leaf surfaces glabrous). Scape present, hairy, 70-150 mm long. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 6.5-10 mm long, with several flowers; floral bracts 5-7 mm long; pedicels present, 3-4 mm long; flowers 8-10 mm long. Perianth hairy, radially symmetrical, uniformly coloured, yellow, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 4.5-5 mm long. Stamens six, in one level; filaments 1.5-2 mm long; anther 2.5-3 mm long, without an appendage. Style 5-6 mm long. Flowers in August or September. Occurs in the Yalgoo and Geraldton Sandplains IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province.
FloraBase is produced by the staff of the Western Australian Herbarium, Biodiversity and Conservation Science, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. Publication or other use of content on this site is unauthorised unless that use conforms with the copyright statement.
Western Australian Herbarium (1998–). FloraBase—the Western Australian Flora. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/