Perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.3-1.2 m high, leaf sheath with long straight stiff hairs, lemma deeply and narrowly lobed. Fl. green-purple, Oct to Dec or Jan to May. Shallow & skeletal soils, alluvium, stony clayey loam, coarse sandy soils. Gullies, hills, ranges, outcrops, sandplains, creek beds.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, McLarty, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Trainor.
IMCRA Regions: Ningaloo, Northwest Shelf.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Derby/west Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Port Hedland, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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