Waddi Trees Information Bay - Birdsville - QLD

  Historic and Landmark Trees

Position

DEG: -25.79348 139.328201
DMS: 25º 47' 36.53" S 139º 19' 41.52" E
UTM: 54 J 7146122mN 332384mE
Altitude: 68m

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Eyre Development Road
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One of Australia’s rarest plants, the Waddi Trees (Acacia puece) have spiky, needle-like leaves and thick bark. The Waddi tree piqued early explorer William John Wills’ interest, with some samples of the seeds found buried in his diary after his death. The extreme hardness of Waddi wood was put to a number of uses by the local Aboriginals and European settlers. Now a protected species you can find these trees on the fringe of the Simpson Desert in Queensland and the Northern Territory.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Birdsville Airport
Distance from Waddi Trees Information Bay - Birdsville 11.71km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C40.238.135.231.825.621.121.824.729.932.936.038.5
Mean Min. °C26.424.721.717.111.27.37.08.713.617.021.223.8
Mean Rain mm20.933.040.51.36.411.85.44.17.211.418.28.4

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