Description Acacia chrysocephala is a bushy, compact dwarf shrub that grows from 0.2 m to 1 m tall. The phyllodes are triangular in shape, with apex adjoining stem, and grow to about 12 mm long and 10 mm wide. It flowers from May to October and produces yellow flowers. The globular flower heads are produced at the leaf axils, with two to four flowers on each flower head. The seed pods are slightly curved and up to 3 cm long and up to 1 cm wide. The seeds are shiny brown, oblong, and up to 10 mm long.
Habitat The shrub grows in sandy or clay soils . It is found in Eucalyptus woodlands and forests, mallee scrub and sometimes low heath.
Distribution Acacia chrysocephala is native to south western area of Western Australia