Erect to spreading annual, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.05-0.15 m high, spikelets in a simple umbel or rarely solitary; stamens 3; nuts transversely ridged. Fl. brown, Feb to Apr. Red loam, sand, brown clay. Along watercourses, in depressions, rockholes.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Ranges, Gascoyne, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Fortescue, Hamersley, Mann-Musgrave Block, Roebourne, Trainor.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Cue, East Pilbara, Karratha, Meekatharra, Mount Magnet, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland.
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