Description Spike Wattle is an erect or spreading shrub growing up to 4 m tall (sometimes more). The phyllodes are sharp-pointed growing 1 cm to 4 cm long and up to 4 mm wide, with 3 or 4 prominent veins along their length. Bright yellow or pale-yellow flowers are produced from June to October. The flower heads are produced in groups of 1 to 3 from the phyllode axils. Each flower head is up to 5 cm long and cylindrical or rod-shaped. The seed pods are straight or slightly curved growing 4 cm to 10 cm long and 3 mm to 6 mm wide.
Habitat woodland, forest, heathland
Distribution Spike Wattle is found in south east South Australia, southern Victoria, around Blue Mountains area of New South Wales.