Shrub to over 2 m tall with slender, ribbed branches. Leaves simple, 1 cm or so long, silky, soon shed. Flowers pale yellow, rather unpleasant-smelling.
A hybrid, C. purgans × C. multiflorus.
Source: (2002). Fabaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.