Tufted annual, grass-like or herb, 1-3 m high. Fl. brown-black, Jan to Aug. Clay, red or beach sand, sandstone, limestone. Claypans, swamps, lakes, coastal beaches, stony gullies.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Hart, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Victoria Bonaparte P1.
IMCRA Regions: Canning, Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby/west Kimberley, Halls Creek, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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