Gnarled tree or shrub, to 12 m high, bark grey, thick and spongy with deep longitudinal fissures which are yellow inside; phyllodes light green or grey-green, often pendant; inflorescences globular. Red, white or brown sand, gravelly loam, granite. Sandplains, damp areas, water-courses.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami.
IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Cape Range, Chichester, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Trainor.
IMCRA Regions: Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland, Wiluna.
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