Acacia terminalis subsp. terminalis, or Sunshine Wattle, is an erect or spreading shrub that grows to approximately 5m tall. It has pale yellow flowers which appear in autumn. Small birds and bees are natural pollinators of the plant and the seeds are dispersed by ants. Seed viability is high and recruitment occurs mainly after fire.
This species is listed as Endangered under both the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.