Flowers & 'leaves'. PlantNET , Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

Shrub. First published in D.J.E. Whibley & D.E. Symon (1992), Acacias of South Australia, 2nd edn.

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Shrub, occasionally a tree, to 3m tall. 'Leaves' alternating up the stems, 1-3.5cm long, about 1.5mm wide, flattened cylindrical, hairless to sparsely hairy, with sharp points.  Flower heads bright yellow, globular or rarely elliptical, in pairs or clusters up to 5, the stalks arisng from the bases of the 'leaves'.

Differs from  Acacia colletioides in that the 'leaves' have about 20 somewhat obscure longitudinal veins, and the gland is 2-7mm above the base of the 'leaf'.

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