Perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.3-2 m high, lemma and palea bi-textured, lemma with appressed pubescence. Fl. Oct to Dec or Jan to Feb. Deep sandy or shallow skeletal soils.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Hart, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Roebourne, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby/west Kimberley, Halls Creek, Meekatharra, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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