Rhizomatous, tussocky perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 1.5 m high, to 1 m wide. Fl. yellow-brown, Aug to Oct. Grey or white sand, clay, sometimes saline. Swamps, creeks.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Brookton, Bunbury, Busselton, Canning, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Cockburn, Coorow, Corrigin, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Denmark, East Fremantle, Esperance, Fremantle, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Harvey, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Mandurah, Manjimup, Melville, Murray, Nannup, Northampton, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Swan, Three Springs, Wagin, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin.
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