Description The Barrier Range Wattle is a sprawling shrub growing from 1 m to 3 m in height. The stems and branches are reddish brown. The green or pale green phyllodes are long narrow elliptical in shape growing about 6 cm to 20 cm long. It flowers in winter, producing globular clusters of bright yellow flowers. There are 50 or more individual flowers with a diameter of 8 mm to 15 mm in each cluster. The seed pods are straight and flat growing about 5 cm to 13 cm long and about 5 mm wide.
Habitat The Barrier Range Wattle is found on rocky ridges and hillsides in shrubland, and on sandy soil in mulga country.
Distribution It is found in western New South Wales and southern South Australia. It was originally found around the Barrier Range near Broken Hill in western New South Wales.