Shortly rhizomatous, tufted perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.03-0.6 m high. Fl. brown, Feb to Oct. Red or rocky basaltic loam, sand, granite, sometimes saline. Creek banks, claypans, granite outcrops, stony hillsides.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Berkeley, Carnegie, Central, Chichester, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Fortescue, Hamersley, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Mitchell, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, Shield, South Kimberley Interzone, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Karratha, Laverton, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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