|Scientific Name:||Eutaxia microphylla|
A prostrate and dense to spreading shrub, growing from 1-1.5 m tall and sometimes with the smaller branches ending in a spine. Leaves are small, grey-green, blunt tipped and incurved, from 1.5-5 mm long and 0.1-1 mm wide, arranged in alternating, opposite pairs, along the stems.
Flowers are 5-6 mm long and solitary or occasionally paired on flower-stalks 1-2 mm long. The largest (standard) petal is yellow, often streaked with purple or red, the wings petals yellow and the keel purple or dark red. The fruit is capsule, 4-5 mm long, containing 1-2 dark brown seeds.
Growing in Mallee scrub, woodland communities, open coastal shrub-land or on the margins of swamps, lakes and wetlands, including salted areas.