This native Australian shrub is magnificent when it's in full flower. It can grow to a height of 4 meters, and is usually found in the understorey of eucalypt woodlands, on dry sheltered hillsides, and in gullies. The small bright yellow flowers have short stalks and cluster at the ends of branches. Leaves are small and narrow, alternate on the stem with a noticeable tip. Usually flowers from August to October. From a distance I have often mistaken these shrubs for wattle, which is also bright yellow when it flowers.
Spotted along the Maitland Bay Track in Bouddi National Park. Native bushland, dry and sandy soil, although plenty of leaf litter and undergrowth. http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/nation...
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Spotted on Oct 6, 2014
Submitted on Nov 22, 2014