Small, open shrub with finely ribbed branchlets. Leaves bipinnate (with 1-3 pairs of branches) or pinnate, the individual leaflets about 1 cm long, waxy-blue. Flower heads cylindrical,1 per axil; winter to spring. Fruit pods oblong,1.5-4 cm long, 3-8 mm wide, straight.
Source: (2002). Mimosaceae. 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.