Tall shrub or small tree with pale blue-grey foliage. Branches and branchlets with a covering of long hairs. Phyllodes narrow- to broad-ovate to almost spherical, 3-4 cm long, 1.5-2.5 cm wide, with a midrib and hooked apical point, glands 1 or 2 on margin. Flower cluster stalk waxy-blue and hairy. Flowers yellow in winter. Fruit pod large, broad and flat, 1.5-2 cm wide.
A garden escape in a few areas of NSW.
Qld, NSW (N coast).
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.