Waddy Wood

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Acacia
Species: peuce
Main Flower Colour: Cream

Description

To 10m high with wispy to dense pendulous branches resembling casuarinas.
Young trees have stiff foliage with sharp points, probably as a defence against browsers.

Identification

The main flower colour is cream.

Uses

Very hard, heavy wood used by Aboriginal people for clubs

References

A Guide to Plants of Inland Australia, Philip Moore
Bushfires & Bushtucker: Aboriginal Plant Use in Central Australia, Peter Latz

Created: 28 Jun 2014 - Member - Min (NSW)
Updated: 31 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

CHC - Channel Country

Specifics

10km North of Birdsville on Eyre Dev Rd (to Bedourie)

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