Description The Narrow-leaf Bower Wattle is a shrub or tree growing to 10 m tall with an erect to spreading growth habit. The bark is smooth grey or grey-brown on the trunk and branches. The narrow green phyllodes are linear to elliptical with a slight curve, growing from 4 cm to 10 cm in length, and about 1 mm to 3 mm wide. The phyllodes have hairy margins with three main veins along the length. The pale-yellow globular flower-heads have a diameter of about 5 mm and contain 10 to 25 flowers. The flower heads are produced in ones or twos from the leaf axils. The plant flowers in winter and spring from July to October. The seed pods are flat and straight with a papery texture and grow up to 10 cm long and 4 mm wide.
Habitat The Narrow-leaf Bower Wattle grows in granite based soils as in dry sclerophyll forest.
Distribution It is endemic to south eastern Australia, where it is found in New South Wales and Victoria.