Flowers and 'leaves'. Photographer Russell Best, Lake Albucutya, Vic

Flowers and 'leaves'. Australian Plant Image Index, photographer Murray Fagg, Mt Annan Botanic Garden, near Camden, NSW

Flowers and 'leaves'. Photographer Chris Clarke, Greater Bendigo National Park, Vic

Flowers and 'leaves'. Photographer Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Shrub. Photographer Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Common Name

Grey Wattle; Grey Mulga




Shrub 1-4m tall.  ‘Leaves’ alternating up the stems, 1-3.5cm long, 4-13mm wide, flat, hairy or hairless, edges smooth, sometimes with a straight or curved point.  Flower heads yellow, spherical, in 1-6 headed clusters, the stalks arising from the bases of the 'leaves'.

Description and photo of flowers and 'leaves' in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 354

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