Tuberous, clump-forming perennial, herb, to 0.15 m high. Fl. blue-violet, May to Sep. Grey, yellow or red sand, sandy loam, gravel, granite, laterite. Outcrops, swamp margins, winter-wet sites.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Bayswater, Beverley, Brookton, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bruce Rock, Busselton, Capel, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Claremont, Cockburn, Coolgardie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Dowerin, Dundas, Esperance, Gingin, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Katanning, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Mandurah, Manjimup, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mundaring, Murray, Narrogin, Northam, Northampton, Perenjori, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Westonia, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Yalgoo, Yilgarn, York.
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