Botanical Name: Acacia brownii
Common Name: Heath Wattle
Acacia: Derived from akis meaning a sharp point.
brownii: named after botanist Robert Brown (1773 – 1858)
Habitat: In woodland, heath and dry sclerophyll forest on sandy or clay loam soils.
Habit: Shrub to 1m high.
Flowers: Bright yellow, globular.
Flowering time: August – November.
Range: From Victoria to Queensland.
Originally named Acacia brownei.
Found on sandstone areas in The Hills Shire.