Description Deane's Wattle is a shrub or tree growing from 1.5 m to 7 m tall. It grows as an erect or spreading plant. The bark of the trunk and branches is grey brown to green coloured. The leaves are fern-like (bipinnate). The plant flowers throughout the year producing clusters of flower heads. The spherical flower-heads have a diameter of about 5 mm and contain 15 to 30 cream to pale yellow flowers. The seed pods are flat and straight or curved, with a leathery texture. The leathery pods are up to 18 cm long and 1 cm wide.
Habitat It is found in a variety of habitat often in Eucalypt forest communities growing in a range of different soils.
Distribution The plant is endemic to eastern Australia, found through inland parts of southern Queensland, and central parts of New South Wales and Victoria.