London J. Bot. 1: 387 (1842) APNI
Shrub, erect to spreading, to 2 m high; bark smooth; branchlets more or less terete, with short, white hairs. Leaves bipinnate, dull green; rachis to 0.5 cm long, without glands, pubescent; pinnae in 1–3 pairs; pinnules in 2–6 pairs, crowded, elliptic to obovate, 2–4 mm long, 1–2.5 mm wide, within a single pinna more or less equal in length, thick, glabrous or rarely with a few scattered hairs, apex obtuse. Flower heads solitary (or rarely paired) in leaf axil, globular, 30–45-flowered, pale yellow; peduncles 10–25 mm long. Pod straight or curved, flattish, 2–6 cm long, 4–7 mm wide, sometimes regularly or irregularly constricted between seeds, brown to blackish, margins thickened. Flowers Aug.–Feb.
Brid, CVU, DunT, EGL, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, LoM, NIS, VRiv, VVP, WaP, Wim. Also (north-east) NSW, (far south-east) SA. Disjunct distribution across most of Victoria, favouring heathland and forests with heathy understorey.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|