Shrub or tree, 1–5 m high, often suckering; branchlets angled towards extremities, striate with yellowish resin ribs, glabrous.
Phyllodes ascending to erect, normally linear to linear-oblanceolate, 3.5–14 cm long, 3–10(–15)mm wide, straight to shallowly curved, thin, glabrous, dull, green to grey-green or subglaucous, obtuse; midrib prominent.
Flower heads globular, 2-4 per leaf axil, cream to lemon-yellow, sometimes light golden, young buds mealy.
Flowers mostly May - Oct
Erect, often straggly shrub, mostly 1–2 m high.
Phyllodes spreading, linear-triangular, 5–15 mm long, 0.5–1.5 mm wide, thorn-like.
Flower heads, globular, one per leaf axil, creamy yellow.
Flowers Apr - Oct.