Rosetted perennial, herb, 0.145-0.4 m high, Leaves tufted, linear, 1-11.7 cm long, 0.6-1.2 mm wide, apex mucronate, margin entire, scabrous. Membraneous scale leaves present at base of mature leaves. Scape hairy throughout with glandular and pilose trichomes. Inflorescence head-like, or paniculate. Fl. white, Sep to Nov. Clayey sand or clay loam over laterite. Hillslopes and gullies. Acacia and myrtaceous shrubland, low heath.