Usually a mat-forming low shrub to 50 cm high.
Leaves 5–18 mm long, 0.6–3 mm wide, sharply pointed a tip, lower surface usually paler; margins toothed.
Flowers bright red, tubular, often hidden by the foliage.
Small sweet-tasting green-black berries.
Flowers Jan - July
The most widespread and variable variety of A. leprosa.
Spindly shrub 2 - 5 m tall.
Phyllodes 5 - 11 cm long, 7 - 25 mm wide, shiny/sticky with 2 main veins, the more central vein usually being the most obvious.
Branchlets glabrous with yellow-green longitudinal bands with dark resin between when young (2nd and 3rd photos). Some peduncles with obvious short pale appressed hairs.
Flower heads globular, 2 per leaf axil, pale yellow to lemon-yellow.
Flowers Aug - Nov.
Dense, prostrate to decumbent shrub to c. 30(–60) cm high; branchlets finely pubescent.
Leaves linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, 3.5–11 mm long, 0.5–1.7 mm wide, with pointed tip (muronate).
Flowers, green-translucent, small, on old wood near the ground.
Flowers Jun - Nov