Erect, open, spiny shrub, to 3 m high. Red to red-brown sand, sandy loam or sandy clay, grey clay, laterite, limestone, basalt. Rocky scree slopes and cliff faces, hills and rangelands, cracking clay plains, flood plains, creek margins.
- IBRA Regions
- Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.
- IBRA Subregions
- Berkeley, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Keep, Mackay, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Purnululu, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami Desert.
- IMCRA Regions
- Local Government Areas (LGAs)
- Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.