Description Stringybark Wattle is an erect to spreading shrub or tree growing 2 m to 6 m tall, although can reach a height of 10 m. The bark is smooth and grey or grey-grown. The phyllodes are green to grey-green in colour, long and narrow, lance shaped, growing 6 cm to 12 cm long and up to 5 mm wide. Flowering is in spring between August and October. The golden yellow flowers are produced in globular flower heads, with each flower head containing 20 to 26 individual flowers. The seed pods are reddish-brown growing of up to 12 long and about 5 mm to 7 mm wide. The seeds are shiny black and oblong with length of about 5 mm.
Habitat dry sclerophyll forest and woodland
Distribution Stringybark Wattle is native to an area in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales.