Monoecious, rhizomatous, tufted perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.18-1 m high, to 1 m wide, forming loose clumps. Fl. purple-brown-black, Jul to Nov. Grey clayey sand, lateritic gravel, red clay. Swamps, seepages.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Broomehill-Tambellup, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Cuballing, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gosnells, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Northampton, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Three Springs, Victoria Plains, Wandering, West Arthur, Williams, Woodanilling, York.
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