Description Mitchell's Wattle, is an erect or spreading shrub that grows up to 2 m in height. The dull greyish green leaves are fern-like (bipinnate). The leaflets are elliptical, 2 mm to 5 mm long and about 1.5 mm wide. Flowering is mainly in spring to summer from August to February. Pale yellow or white globular flower heads up to 5 mm in diameter are produced in groups of 1 to 3 in the axils of the leaves. The seed pods are straight or curved growing about 2 cm to 5 cm long and 4 mm to 8 mm wide.
Habitat dry sclerophyll forest, open woodland, heathland
Distribution Mitchell's wattle is found in south east of South Australia, central and western Victoria and the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales.