Acacia glaucoptera - Flat Wattle

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Acacia
Species: glaucoptera
Main Flower Colour: Yellow


Acacias come in all shapes, sizes and forms. Acacia glaucoptera - Flat Wattle is one of the more unusual wattles. It can be found in coastal and inland mallee regions from Albany to Israelite Bay. It prefers the heavier well-drained, non-calcareous sandy loams, often on hillsides or around winter-wet depressions. It is a small semi upright shrub with flat green/grey foliage "wings" spreading from the central stem. Spherical flower heads on long stalks extend at right angles from the stems. Each flower head is made up of many tiny individual flowers. New growth is tinged red.

Flowering start in August.


The main flower colour is yellow.


Created: 23 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 31 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val

Views (per week)6


Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains


Fitzgerald River NP, WA

Related Blogs

The following are links to Members' Blogs that contain the words "Acacia glaucoptera - Flat Wattle" OR "Acacia" OR "Fabaceae". Creating Blogs is restricted to Members only. Not a Member? Join here.

Showing 88 blogs.

Loading Please Wait...
Get Next Page

Comments & Reviews

Post a Comment
You must be registered and logged in to post here.

Registration is free and takes only seconds to complete!
Add Photos & Files
Edit Wildflower
Alert Admin

Related Products (12)