Annual, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.1-0.3 m high, perianth of 3 bristles and 3 clawed scales; scales 3-veined in basal part and thickened distally. Fl. May to Aug. Sand, sandy clay. Swamps, creek beds, claypans, semi-saline lakes.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions: Chichester, McLarty, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, East Pilbara, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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