Rhizomatous, clumped or spreading perennial, herb (sedge-like), ca 0.5 m high, to 2 m wide. Fl. May to Sep. Yellow sand. Dry kwongan.
Rhizomes spreading, hairy. Basal sheath glabrous, glossy, striate. Culms terete, internal structure (at base of culm) solid, glabrous, not striate, marbled, not fasciculate. Culm 180-370 mm long. Sheaths (including blade) appressed throughout, dull, striate, glabrous, margins not translucent. Apex elongated, glabrous. Dioecious (with separate male and female plants). Subtending bract Apex acute (?), acuminate to attenuate (?) or obtuse (?). Flowering Time May, June, July, August or September. Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregions Mallee. Conservation Code Priority Two (P2).