Nealia; Nelia; Nealie; Broken Hill Gidgee; Myall
Tree 3-10m tall. ‘Leaves’ alternating up the stems, 5-11cm long, 1-2mm wide, flat to narrow cylindrical, hairy, with smooth edges and a curved point. Flowers heads yellow, spherical, in short 2-6 headed clusters or racemes, the stalks arisng from the bases of the 'leaves'. Acacia loderi shrublands are an endangered community in NSW. Rare SA. Vulnerable Vic.
Description and photos in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 365-366
PlantNET description: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Acacia~loderi
NSW Department of Environment & Heritage profile: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/threatenedspeciesapp/profile.aspx?id=10017
World Wide Wattle line drawings and photos: http://www.worldwidewattle.com/imagegallery/image.php?p=0&l=l&id=23722&o=1