Tree or shrub, to 4.5 m high, bark smooth grey on main stems, upper branches yellow; flower heads globular. Fl. yellow, Apr to Aug. Red-brown to yellow-brown sand, brown loamy clay, alluvial sand, skeletal soils, sandstone. Plains, along watercourses, lower slopes, roadsides.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Cape Range, Chichester, Hamersley, Perth, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone.
IMCRA Regions: Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Dandaragan, Derby-West Kimberley, Exmouth.