Tussock-forming perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.15-1.6 m high, spikelet closely flowered, often plump, lemma shiny, 9-nerved. Fl. green-purple, Dec or Jan to Feb or Apr to Aug. Sandstone, laterite, limestone. Rocky & gravelly screes & hillslopes, outcrops, gorges.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain, Tanami.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Hart, McLarty, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby/west Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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