Tuberous and rhizomatous, perennial or annual, herb, to 0.5 m high. Fl. purple-blue/yellow-green, Apr to Jun. Wet sand. Swamps, seasonally inundated areas, seepage areas, beside streams.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Victoria Bonaparte P1.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.