Perennial, herb (with tuberous roots), to 0.3 m high. Fl. purple, Aug to Oct. Sand, red loam, laterite, sandy clay. Often damp sites.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Murchison, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Murchison, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Cross, Tallering.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Chapman Valley, Greater Geraldton, Jerramungup, Koorda, Mingenew, Morawa, Mount Magnet, Mount Marshall, Quairading, Three Springs, Williams, Yalgoo.