Erect, caespitose rhizomatous, perennial, herb (sedge), to 1 m high, to 0.8 m wide. Fl. brown/cream, Oct to Dec or Jan. Bare white calcareous sand, dark sandy clay, granite, limestone. Coastal dunes, flats, seasonally-wet swamplands, shores of salt lakes.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Hampton, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Hampton, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Bayswater, Belmont, Bunbury, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Claremont, Cockburn, Cottesloe, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Jerramungup, Joondalup, Mandurah, Manjimup, Melville, Murray, Northampton, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Shark Bay, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Three Springs, Wanneroo, Waroona, York.
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