Tree or shrub, to 4 m high. Red-brown sand or sandy loam, brown clay, brown-red gravelly loam, laterite, granite, ironstone. Sandy flats, dune valleys, rocky or stony sites, along rivers and creeks, in gullies, on rangelands.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions: Cape Range, Chichester, Fortescue, Hamersley, Mackay, McLarty, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, East Pilbara, Karratha, Port Hedland.