Caespitose perennial, herb, 0.15-0.75 m high, Leaves tufted, narrowly oblanceolate, 10-60 cm long, (1-) 2-5.5 mm wide, apex acute, margin involute, glabrous or occasionally with minute papillae. Membraneous scale leaves present at base of mature leaves. Scape glandular throughout. Inflorescence paniculate. Fl. purple, Sep to Nov. Sandy loam, sandy clay over laterite, granite. Coastal areas, hillslopes and gullies. Wandoo or Jarrah forest, low scrub.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Broomehill-Tambellup, Busselton, Chittering, Collie, Cranbrook, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Manjimup, Mundaring, Nannup, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, West Arthur, Williams, York.
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