Shrub to 1 m tall. Leaves obovate, to 2 cm long, 2 cm wide, covered with distinctive silvery hair. Flowers solitary, to 1 cm long, lavender; winter. Fruit pod cylindrical, to about 3 cm long, 1 cm wide with numerous seeds.
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.