Silver Wattle

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

Description

A very common wattle along the NSW tablelands. Ranges in size from a bushy shrub to a tall forest tree in wet forests. True leaves are green-grey. Spherical flower heads are at the ends of branches making a colourful flowering display. Suckers freely.

Flowering start in August and ends in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow.

Uses

Bark used for tannin production. Wood used for pulp making and furniture.

References

http://www.florabank.org.au/lucid/key/species%20navigator/media/html/Acacia_dealbata.htm

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Acacia~dealbata
WildflowerID501
Views (per week)3
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Location

Bio Regions

SEH - South Eastern Highlands

NAN - Nandewar

NSS - NSW South Western Slopes

Specifics

NSW southern Tablelands

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