Prostrate, spreading or erect annual or perennial (short-lived), herb, 0.05-0.5 m high. Fl. pink-red, Jan to Oct. Sand, sandy loam, alluvium. Riverine floodplains, roadsides, sandplains.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Carnegie, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Perth, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions: Canning, Groote, Kimberley, Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland, Swan, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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