Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.2-0.75(-1) m high, clumps to 0.5 m wide. Fl. brown-black, Apr to Jun (mainly). White, grey or yellow sand.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Tallering.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bayswater, Belmont, Beverley, Canning, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Cockburn, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Joondalup, Kalamunda, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mundaring, Murray, Nedlands, Northampton, Perth, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Shark Bay, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wanneroo.