Annual or perennial, herb, to 0.6 m high. Fl. blue-purple/pink, Jul to Oct. Red sand, sandy loam, orange-red clay loam. Low-lying flats, sandplains, rocky hills, creeklines, edges of salt lakes.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Gibson Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Jarrah Forest, Little Sandy Desert, Mallee, Murchison, Nullarbor, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Cape Range, Carnegie, Central band, Nullarbor Plain, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Eastern, Maralinga, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Lateritic Plain, Lesueur Sandplain, Mann-Musgrave Block, Northern band, Carlisle, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Rudall, Shield, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Western Mallee, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions: Ningaloo, Pilbara (nearshore), Shark Bay, Zuytdorp.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Beverley, Boyup Brook, Brookton, Bruce Rock, Canning, Carnamah, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Coolgardie, Coorow, Corrigin, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Cue, Cunderdin, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Dowerin, Dundas, East Pilbara, Esperance, Exmouth, Gingin, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Kalamunda, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Laverton, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Merredin, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mount Magnet, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Murchison, Murray, Narembeen, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northam, Northampton, Nungarin, Perenjori, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Swan, Tammin, Toodyay, Trayning, Upper Gascoyne, Victoria Plains, Wanneroo, West Arthur, Westonia, Wickepin, Williams, Wiluna, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yalgoo, Yilgarn, York.
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