Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
Wimmera, Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (?CDEJKNPSTW?XZ) also SA, NSW, Tas
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Heathland or woodland in sandy soils
Shrub to 5 m
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
Phyllodes are in whorls of 6 around the stem and needle-like 3
Flowers are in ovoid or cylindrical spikes 3
Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
3 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.