Cootamundra Wattle

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

Description

A large shrub or small tree. Blue-green true leaves.
The scientific name of the species honours the botanist Frederick Manson Bailey. It is indigenous to a small area of southern New South Wales in Australia, but it has been widely planted in other Australian states and territories. In many areas it has become naturalised and is regarded as a weed, out-competing indigenous species.

Flowering start in August and ends in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow.

Uses

In many areas it has become naturalised and is regarded as a weed, out-competing indigenous species. Acacia baileyana is used in Europe in the cut flower industry.

References

http://anpsa.org.au/a-bai.html

Created: 31 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 02 Sep 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

NSS - NSW South Western Slopes

Specifics

native to a small area on NSW south west slopes

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