Prodr. 2: 451 (1825) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Erect or spreading shrub 0.5–4 m high; branchlets angled apically, yellow ribbed, puberulous to glabrous. Phyllodes linear to narrowly oblanceolate, 5–17 cm long, 2–4(–7) mm wide, straight to slightly curved, ± glabrous, acute or obtuse, mucronate; main veins 3, distant, with few, longitudinally anastomosing lateral veins; gland small, near base. Peduncles 3–15 mm long, 1–3(–7) per node, minutely hairy; heads globular, 5–10 mm diam., 20–42-flowered, light golden. Flowers 5-merous; sepals half to two-thirds united. Pods linear, strongly raised over seeds, 3–11.5 cm long, 3–5 mm wide, thin-coriaceous to chartaceous, glabrous; seeds longitudinal, broadly elliptic to oblong, 3–4 mm long, glossy, dark brown, aril apical. Flowers Jul.–Oct.
*HSF, *MuM. Native to New South Wales, ACT (doubtfully naturalised).
Sparingly established along a roadside at Moondarra State Park north of Morwell and in bushland at Kooloonong between Mildura and Swan Hill.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||cultivated|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|