Slender Cherry, Broom Ballart, Cherry Bush
Shrub or tree to 6m tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, 0.2-1cm long, triangular in cross-section, hairless, tips with straight or curved points, shed early. Flowers tiny (less than 3mm across), with 4-6 yellow or golden brown 'petals', in spikes 4-18mm long along the stems, sometimes 2 or 3 spikes together. Succulent stalk of the nut green becoming whitish, yellow, red, or purple.
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 226