Caespitose perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.1-0.6 m high, with bulbous, woolly base. Fl. green/purple, Mar to Sep. Red or white sand, clay, calcareous loam, sandstone, alluvium.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Nullarbor, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Carnegie, Central, Chichester, Dune Field, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Eastern, Maralinga, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Northern band, Carlisle, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, Shield, South Kimberley Interzone, Southern Cross, Tallering, Tanami P1, Trainor, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions: Canning, Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Coolgardie, Cue, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Karratha, Laverton, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Mount Magnet, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.
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