Description The Scrub Ironbark is a tree with a dense canopy that can grow from 10 m to 20 m tall. The light green phyllodes are long and narrow growing from 4 cm to 15 cm long and 7 mm to 20 mm wide, with prominent veins. It flowers mainly in summer between November and March. The flower clusters occur in groups of 2 to eight with spherical flower heads containing 20 to 40 cream coloured flowers. The seed pods grow up to about 12 cm long and 1 cm wide. The seeds are dark brown and oblong in shape with length of about 6 mm.
Habitat Eucalyptus woodland, on ridges and along creek lines.
Distribution Scrub Ironbark is found in Queensland from the Scenic Rim Region in south east, to north of Rockhampton.