Rhizomatous, tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.35 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Oct. Grey/white sand. Winter-wet depressions.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dandaragan, Gingin, Victoria Plains.
Leaves flat, 140-260 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin present, 1-3 mm long, straight and rigid, angled towards the leaf apex; hairs on the surface of the leaf absent (leaf surfaces glabrous). Scape present, hairy, 150-270 mm long. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 6-10 mm long, with several flowers; floral bracts 6.5-7 mm long; pedicels present, 2-2.5 mm long; flowers 9-12 mm long. Perianth hairy, radially symmetrical, uniformly coloured, yellow, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 6-8 mm long. Stamens six, in one level; filaments 1-1.5 mm long; anther 3.5-4 mm long, without an appendage. Style 8-9 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the Swan Coastal Plain and Jarrah Forest IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province.
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