Tufted, wiry perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.6(-0.9) m high. Fl. green/purple, Dec or Jan to Aug. Red, brown or lateritic sand, loam, alluvium, clay, sometimes saline soils. Red sand dunes, sandstone or ironstone hills, river levees.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Berkeley, Cape Range, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Hart, Lateritic Plain, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions: Cambridge-Bonaparte, Canning, Groote, Kimberley, King Sound, Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby/west Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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