Perennial, herb, 0.05-0.8 m high. Fl. white-cream-pink, Mar or May or Jul to Dec. Sand, clay, loam, gravel. Low ridges, undulating plains, river slopes.
Shrubs or perennial herbs, stems several, more or less prostrate or more or less erect, glabrescent or glabrous, with nodose hairs. Leaves present, 8-35 mm long, 1-4(-5) mm wide, glabrescent or glabrous, with nodose hairs; basal rosette present; cauline leaves alternate. Spikes pink, ovoid, solitary, with densely arranged flowers. Bracts (4.3-)4.6-5.5(-6.5) mm long, coloured or colourless, glabrous, awned or mucronate, with a prominent midrib. Bracteoles (3.5-)4-5(-6.5) mm long, colourless, glabrous, awned or mucronate, with a prominent midrib. Outer tepals 8-9.6(-13) mm long, entire or not entire. Inner tepals 7.6-9.1(-12.5) mm long, with a basal tuft of hairs on inner face. Style (1.7-)2-2.7 mm long, straight, centrally fixed to ovary. Distribution: South West, Northern and Eremaean Botanical Region; IBRA regions: Geraldton Sandplain, Swan Coastal Plain, Avon Whealtbelt, Jarrah Forest, Warren, Mallee, Esperance Sandplains, Carnarvon, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Gascoyne, Gibbson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Pilbara, Yalgoo, Ord Victoria Plains.