Tufted, prostrate annual, grass-like or herb, (0.03-)0.14-0.7(-1) m high. Fl. green/purple, Jan to Dec. Variety of soils. Widespread in seasonally wet, sometimes saline sites.
Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Darwin Coastal, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Indian Tropical Islands, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte, Yalgoo.