Tufted annual, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.05-0.4 m high, inflorescence of 3-many acute spikelets; axis prominently winged; glumes 1-1.5mm long; stamens 1(-2). Fl. brown, Feb to Jul. Brown clayey sand, clay, alluvium, red loam. Claypans, swamps, along watercourses and drainage lines.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Berkeley, Carnegie, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Mann-Musgrave Block, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
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