Description Sticky Wattle is a graceful erect or spreading shrub or tree growing from 3 m to 9 m tall. A prostrate form is also cultivated. The dark green phyllodes are narrow elliptical in shape, about 2 cm long and 5 mm wide with 2 or 3 prominent veins. It flowers in spring in October, producing a profusion of pale-yellow flowers. The flower heads are globular and appear in the leaf axils. The seed pods grow up to 6 cm long and 5 mm wide.
Habitat moist forests, dry sclerophyll forests
Distribution The natural range is part of the southern Gippsland hills in Victoria. It has naturalised in bushland in south-eastern Australia in southern New south Wales, Victoria and Tasmania.