Tufted annual, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.02-0.12 m high, glumes 0.8-1.5 mm long, becoming patent in fruit; anthers 0.2-0.4 mm long. Fl. brown, Apr to Sep. Grey loam. Along watercourses, around swamps and lakes.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.