Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
Lowan Mallee, Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (BCDEHJKNPSTWZ) all states except NT and ACT
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Common, especially north of Darby Saddle
found in heaths and open forests 2
Shrub to 3 m
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
The stems of this species are tinged red. The phyllodes are 20-40 mm long with a single prominent nerve. Phyllode margins are yellow. There are 2-4 flowers per head 1
Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.