Tufted annual, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.1-0.4(-0.5) m high, stamens (2-)3; style flat, 2-branched, style base glabrous or ciliolate; nut biconvex. Fl. green-brown, Feb to Aug. Brown clay, sand, gravelly laterite. Seepage areas, swamps, along watercourses.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Berkeley, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, South Kimberley Interzone, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Meekatharra, Menzies, Upper Gascoyne, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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