This common species is found in woodlands and forests, and even persists in cleared areas. It is a small shrub growing to about 30cm high.
A shrub with cylindrical, sharp pointed leaves up to about 6cm long. The seed follicle is smooth, slender, dark coloured and usually less than 2cm long. Common on stony slopes in the mountains.
A small suckering shrub to about 3m tall that can form thickets. Smaller spherical lemon yellow flowerheads are clustered at the ends of branches. Phyllodes are narrow and blue-green.
Perennial climber: Roots tuberous: Leaves annual but infrequent: Delicate flowers have three distinctly fringed petals held upon short branches. Flowers and stems dieback to regrow in Winter.