Tuberous, perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.08-0.4 m high, with bulbous rootstock. Fl. brown, Jan to Jun. White, grey-brown or red sand, loam, saline.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Cape Range, Carnegie, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Mitchell, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Tallering, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions: Canning, Ningaloo, Pilbara (nearshore), Pilbara (offshore), Shark Bay.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland, Shark Bay, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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