Perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.3-1.2 m high, leaf sheath with long straight stiff hairs, lemma deeply and narrowly lobed. Fl. green-purple, Oct to Dec or Jan to May. Shallow & skeletal soils, alluvium, stony clayey loam, coarse sandy soils. Gullies, hills, ranges, outcrops, sandplains, creek beds.
- IBRA Regions
- Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami.
- IBRA Subregions
- Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, McLarty, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Purnululu, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami Desert, Trainor.
- IMCRA Regions
- Local Government Areas (LGAs)
- Ashburton, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Port Hedland, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.