Description Golden Rain Wattle is a shrub or tree that grows from 5 m to 9 m tall, although some specimens can grow to 20 m tall. The grey-green phyllodes are narrow elliptic in shape growing to 6 cm long and 12 mm wide. Clusters of pale-yellow flowers are produced in winter and spring from July to September. The flower heads are spherical, up to 5 mm in diameter. The seed pods are about 10 cm long and about 1 cm wide. The seeds are shiny black, oblong and about 6 mm long.
Habitat wet sclerophyll forest, rainforest margins, creek banks
Distribution Golden Rain Wattle (also known as Gosford Wattle) is found on the central coast of New South Wales around Gosford.