Sticky shrub or occasionally a tree to 4m tall. ‘Leaves’ alternating up the stems, 1-4.5cm long, 1.5-7mm wide, flat, hairless or sparsely hairy, shiny and/or resinous, tips rounded with a very short point. Flower heads yellow, globular, single or in pairs, the stalks arising from the bases of the ‘leaves’. Pods hairy.
Description and photo (as Acacia montana var. montana) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 367