Bushy or sprawling shrub to about 2 m.
Phyllodes variable elliptic or obovate in shape with an oblique minute mucro (sharp, short point). Midrib obscure or absent.
Flowers July - October
Low, wiry shrub to 0.5 m high.
Branchlets slender, finely ribbed, covered with short stiff hairs.
Phyllodes needle-like, many pointing backwards along stem.
Flower heads, spherical, lemon-yellow, on long peduncles (stalks).
Flowers Aug - Oct
Straggly to dense shrub or small spreading tree 2 - 4 m high.
Branches often down-arched, branchlets ribbed.
Phyllodes asymmetric, usually lanceolate, margins usually undulate.
Sharp thorns arise from the phyllode bases.
Yellow spherical flower-heads, one per axil.
Flowers Aug - Nov