Rhizomatous, soliniferous, tussocky perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.1-0.5 m high. Fl. green-purple, Jan to Dec. White, yellow or brown sand, clay, peat, often saline. Beach dunes, tidal flats, salt marshes.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Great Sandy Desert, Jarrah Forest, Little Sandy Desert, Mallee, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Victoria Bonaparte, Warren, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Berkeley, Cape Range, Chichester, Dandaragan Plateau, Edel, Fitzgerald, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, McLarty, Mitchell, Northern Jarrah Forest, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Perth, Pindanland, Recherche, Roebourne, Rudall, Southern Jarrah Forest, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Warren, Western Mallee, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions: Abrolhos Islands, Canning, Central West Coast, Eucla, Kimberley, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, Ningaloo, Pilbara (nearshore), Pilbara (offshore), Shark Bay, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Ashburton, Augusta-Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Broome, Bunbury, Busselton, Cambridge, Carnamah, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Claremont, Cockburn, Dandaragan, Denmark, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Esperance, Exmouth, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Halls Creek, Harvey, Jerramungup, Karratha, Kojonup, Mandurah, Manjimup, Melville, Northampton, Plantagenet, Port Hedland, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Shark Bay, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Wagin, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley, York.
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